Accident at Southeast of Yarmouth (CYQI)

Summary

2010-04-22: UPDATE TSB: A10A0025: The pilot of C-GFVE, a Central Valley Aircraft (Greenwood Flight Centre) Cessna 172, was conducting a low-altitude waterfowl survey with two passengers on board. While conducting the survey, the engine, a Lycoming O-320-B2D, lost power. The pilot then elected to conduct a forced landing on a paved road. The aircraft contacted a telephone line just prior to touchdown with approximately 600 feet of road remaining. The aircraft veered toward the right, the right wing struck a stop sign. The aircraft continued forward, crossing a ditch and striking a tree before coming to rest. The pilot and the two passengers were seriously injured. The aircraft was substantially damaged.
2010-03-08: C-GFVE, Cessna 172M, on a VFR flight that originated in Waterville (CCW3), attempted a forced landing on Highway 3, southeast of Yarmouth (CYQI) due to an apparent engine malfunction. The aircraft went into a ditch. The pilot experienced serious injuries and was hospitalized. The two passengers received minor injuries. There was no vehicle traffic involved in the accident. TSB Case Closed.

Details


CADORS Number 2010A0196
Occurrence Type Accident
Reported By NAV CANADA, Transport Canada, Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Occurred At 2010-03-07 - 17:56
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 3
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Nova Scotia, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, Southeast of Yarmouth (CYQI)
TSB Occurrence Number A10A0025
TSB Class of Investigation Class 5
AOR Number 116802-V2
Reported By NAV CANADA, Transport Canada, Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [powerplant],Other,Low altitude operations
Events



Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration GFVE | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Accident
Owner CENTRAL VALLEY AIRCRAFT INCORPORATED - GREENWOOD FLIGHT CENTRE
Operator CENTRAL VALLEY AIRCRAFT INCORPORATED (14793) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of CESSNA
CESSNA
Model  Silhouette image of 172M
172M
Year Built 1976
Engine Type Reciprocating
Engine Make  Silhouette image of AVCO LYCOMING
AVCO LYCOMING
Engine Model  Silhouette image of O-320-E2D
O-320-E2D
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage Destroyed
Fatalities 0
Injuries 3
Events Collision with terrain,Forced landing,Engine - malfunction

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