Accident at TREHERNE MB (CKU2)


2003-08-19: TSB advised that the Ken Kane Aerial Spray Ltd., Ayres Thrush S-2R, C-GVTP, was being used to apply insecticide to spruce trees in a farmer's yard near Treherne, Manitoba. The pilot had completed his last spray pass above the yard and had extended his flight out over an adjacent bean field. The aircraft was observed to commence a left turn, as if the aircraft was going back to the staging airstrip. Part way into the turn, the aircraft descended and struck the ground with the left wing. Inspection of the short wreckage trail and ground impact marks, indicated that the aircraft struck the ground with little forward speed while the engine was producing more than idle power. The pilot incurred serious injuries and the aircraft sustained substantial damage.
2003-08-08: The pilot of C-GVTP, an Ayres S2R spray plane, was conducting spray operations near Treherne, MB. It was reported that during a turn, the a/c descended to the ground, causing substantial damage to the a/c and a serious injury to the pilot. It is not known at this time if there was a power loss or what the reason was for the descent to the ground. The pilot received a head injury and has no recollection of the accident. TSB may attend the accident site to examine the a/c.


CADORS Number 2003C1110
Occurrence Type Accident
Reported By Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Occurred At 2003-08-07 - 02:15
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Injuries 1
Aerodrome ID CKU2
Aerodrome Name TREHERNE MB (CKU2)
Geographic Location Manitoba, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, 6.1 NM NNE of Treherne
TSB Occurrence Number A03C0211
TSB Class of Investigation Class 5
AOR Number
Reported By Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Categories Loss of control - inflight,Controlled flight into or toward terrain

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration GVTP | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Accident
Operator KEN KANE AERIAL SPRAY (1988) LTD. (3032) Commercial
Model S 2R
Year Built 1979
Engine Type Reciprocating
Engine Model R-1340-S3H1
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage Substantial
Fatalities 0
Injuries 1
Events Loss of control - inflight,Collision with terrain

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