Accident at MIRAMICHI NB (CYCH)

Summary

2005-07-18: TSB Update A05A0081: Shortly after takeoff the engine (Lycoming 0290 D2) on the Starduster aircraft started to run rough, and eventually stopped. A forced landing attempt was made on small dirt road approximately 10km west of the airport. The aircraft landed on the road but a wingtip caught on vegetation and the aircraft was forced off the road. The aircraft nosed over and went end-over-end, breaking the fuselage behind the cockpit. The pilot, who was using a five point harness, was not injured. He was also protected by the strength of the overhead wing structure. The pilot will be examining the engine, and will report the cause of the power loss if found.
2005-07-11: C-GJOC, Starduster SA100 departed Miramichi (CYCH) enroute to Scottsfield Airpark (CCF9) VFR. Shortly after takeoff the aircraft experienced a loss of power and was forced to attempt a landing on a small dirt road approximately 10km west of the airport. The aircraft landed on the road but subsequently struck a wingtip and ended up in the ditch. TSB Case Closed.

Details


CADORS Number 2005A0455
Occurrence Type Accident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2005-07-09 - 18:05
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID CYCH
Aerodrome Name MIRAMICHI NB (CYCH)
Geographic Location New Brunswick, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region,
TSB Occurrence Number A05A0081
TSB Class of Investigation Class 5
AOR Number 58039-V1
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [powerplant],Other,Collision with obstacle(s) during take-off or landing whilst airborne.
Events



Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Accident
Owner Private
Operator Private
Make STARDUSTER
Model SA100
Year Built 1975
Engine Type Reciprocating
Engine Make  Silhouette image of AVCO LYCOMING
AVCO LYCOMING
Engine Model O-290-D2
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built Yes
Flight Number
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Climb
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Collision with object,Forced landing,Engine failure

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