Accident at J.A. DOUGLAS MCCURDY SYDNEY AIRPORT

Summary

2005-10-03: Cape Breton Regional police called Sydney FSS at approximately 2030Z to report a hang glider accident in the Sydney River area, approximately 15 miles west of Sydney airport. The officer confirmed that one person had died. The accident took place at approximately 2000Z. No other information was available. Nil TSB. CACO Update: The hang glider was being towed when the tow rope broke, resulting in fatal injuries to the hang glider pilot.

Details


CADORS Number 2005A0682
Occurrence Type Accident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2005-10-02 - 20:00
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 1
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID CYQY
Aerodrome Name J.A. DOUGLAS MCCURDY SYDNEY AIRPORT
Geographic Location Nova Scotia, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, 15 Miles West of Sydney Airport (Sydney River)
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number 61405-V1
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Controlled flight into or toward terrain
Events



Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Ultralight
 Silhouette image of Ultralight
Canadian Registration
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Accident
Owner
Operator Private
Make
Model
Year Built
Engine Type
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Unknown
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 1
Injuries 0
Events Collision with terrain

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