Accident at DEER LAKE NL (CYDF)


2010-04-26: A Canadian registered Zenair CH701 departed Runway 07 in Deer Lake (CYDF). When on approach to Runway 07 for landing, the aircraft experienced a hard landing that resulted in the collapse of the nose gear. Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting was notified and responded to the aircraft. There were no injuries. TSB Case Closed.
2010-06-10: UPDATE TSB: A10A0042: A privately-owned Zenair CH70 with the pilot as the sole occupant, had departed Deer Lake, NL for a local flight and returned to Deer Lake and landed on rwy 07. The aircraft touched down on the nose landing gear with sufficient force to collapse the nose gear rearward. The aircraft came to rest with the nose gear against the underside of the aircraft and visible damage to the carbon-fiber propeller. The pilot exited the aircraft without injuries and ARFF responded. The aircraft was removed from the runway and normal airport operations resumed.


CADORS Number 2010A0339
Occurrence Type Accident
Reported By NAV CANADA, Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Occurred At 2010-04-24 - 11:30
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID CYDF
Aerodrome Name DEER LAKE NL (CYDF)
Geographic Location Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, Deer Lake (CYDF)
TSB Occurrence Number A10A0042
TSB Class of Investigation Class 5
AOR Number 118234-V1
Reported By NAV CANADA, Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [non-powerplant],Abnormal runway contact

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
Model CH 701
Year Built 2009
Engine Type Reciprocating
Engine Make  Silhouette image of BOMBARDIER ROTAX
Engine Model 912 S
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built Yes
Flight Number
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Landing
Damage Minor
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Landing gear,Hard landing

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