Accident at THREE HILLS AB (CEN3)


2018-09-10: UPDATE TSB A13W0011: A privately operated Piper Meridian PA46-500TP, was on a VFR flight from La Crete, AB (CFN5) to Three Hills, AB (CEN3). On short final to Runway 29 the pilot lost visual reference to the runway due to blowing snow. The aircraft touched down approximately 100 feet short of the runway on an inclining slope. GMHP struck a snow bank with the left wing causing it to bend back along the fuselage. The aircraft came to rest near the left side of the threshold of the runway. The pilot and one passenger were not injured; however, a second passenger did sustain serious injuries. A considerable amount of fuel was spilled but there was no post impact fire.
2018-09-10: A privately registered Piper PA46 on a IFR flight lost visual on final approach, hit a snow drift causing substantial damage to the wing of the aircraft. No impact to operation.
2018-09-10: UPDATE JRCC: 291604Z. 406 ELT A78DF0194780261 (514168N 1131226W - Three Hills). COSPAS-SARSAT detected a 406 ELT from an aircraft registered in Alberta. Investigation revealed the aircraft crashed at the Three Hills airport. Fire, ambulance and RCMP responded. The 3 POB received minor injuries. No assistance was required from JRCC Trenton. Case closed.


CADORS Number 2013C0407
Occurrence Type Accident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2013-01-29 - 16:00
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 1
Aerodrome ID CEN3
Aerodrome Name THREE HILLS AB (CEN3)
Geographic Location Alberta, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, THREE HILLS (CEN3)
TSB Occurrence Number A13W0011
TSB Class of Investigation Class 5
AOR Number 157116-V1
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Runway excursion,Other,Loss of control - ground

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration GMHP | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Accident
Owner 1649808 Alberta Ltd.
Operator Private
Make  Silhouette image of PIPER
Model PA46 500TP
Year Built 2007
Engine Type Turbo prop
Engine Model PT6A-42A
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart Recreational Aviation
Phase of Flight Landing
Damage Substantial
Fatalities 0
Injuries 1
Events Weather - visibility,Runway excursion,Loss of control - on ground,Other operational incident,Fuel - spill,Collision with terrain

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