Accident at Just off Barss Corner Road in Lunenburg County, NS

Summary

2014-12-15: UPDATE: TSB Report#A13A0097: The privately operated Kitfox V homebuilt aircraft was carrying out low and over flights on the pilot's newly constructed airstrip near Barss Corner NS. During the third flight, the aircraft was on a left base to final turn when it pitched over and entered a right-hand spin. The aircraft impacted the ground in a near vertical condition. A post-crash fire ensued which destroyed the aircraft. The pilot, who was the sole occupant, was fatally injured.
2014-12-15: An American privately registered Kitfox 5 Small Ultra-Light crashed into a wooded area near Barss Corner Road in Lunenburg County, NS.
2014-12-15: UPDATE JRCC HALIFAX SARSUM REPORT [S2013-00807] - F.A1 - 181325Z. Plane Crash Barss Corner (443323N 0644217W - Barss Corner, NS). Royal Canadian Mounted Police Dispatch called with a concerned citizen reporting a small ultra-light aircraft crash near Barrs Corner, NS. EHS, Police and the Fire Department were dispatched. EHS arrived on scene and recovered the sole person on board, deceased, no assistance required. Cormorant stood down before airborne. Corm 913 413 - 0.0 [S2013-00807]
2014-12-15: UPDATE: Please note that this aircraft (Kitfox 5) was exported from the USA on July 15, 2013 as stated in a Notice of De-registration from the FAA which confirms that this aircraft had been sold to a Canadian. As of November 14, 2013 there is no record with Transport Canada of a Canadian Certificate of Registration being filed.

Details


CADORS Number 2013A0784
Occurrence Type Accident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2013-08-18 - 13:17
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 1
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Nova Scotia, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, Just off Barss Corner Road in Lunenburg County, NS
TSB Occurrence Number A13A0097
TSB Class of Investigation Class 5
AOR Number 165048-V2
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Unknown or undetermined
Events



Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Ultralight
 Silhouette image of Ultralight
Canadian Registration
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration the United States of America
Occurrence Type Accident
Owner Private
Operator Private
Make KITFOX
Model KITFOX 5
Year Built 1999
Engine Type
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built Yes
Flight Number
Flight Rule VFR
CARS Subpart Other
Phase of Flight Unknown
Damage Substantial
Fatalities 1
Injuries 0
Events Collision with terrain

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