Incident at DEBERT NS (CCQ3)


2015-07-23: TSB Report#A15A0042: The Air Cadet League of Canada Schweizer SGS 2-33A glider (registration C-GCSD) was conducting training when the aircraft was unable to reach the field and landed approximately 300 meters short. The glider impacted trees at low speed and became lodged in a tree about 3 meters above the ground. The two crew members were transported to hospital for examination but released shortly after. The glider was extracted from the trees by crane and requires minor repair to one of the wing?s leading edge, the rest of the aircraft being inspected by maintenance.


CADORS Number 2015A0603
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Occurred At 2015-07-11 - 21:24
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 2
Aerodrome ID CCQ3
Aerodrome Name DEBERT NS (CCQ3)
Geographic Location Nova Scotia, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, DEBERT NS (CCQ3)
TSB Occurrence Number A15A0042
TSB Class of Investigation Class 5
AOR Number
Reported By Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Categories Unknown or undetermined

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Glider
 Silhouette image of Glider
Canadian Registration GCSD | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner Air Cadet League Of Canada
Operator Private
Model SGS 2-33A
Year Built 1972
Engine Type
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart 406
Phase of Flight Landing
Damage Minor
Fatalities 0
Injuries 2
Events Collision with terrain

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