Accident at 461098N 0605696W - 38NM W SYDNEY, NS

Summary

2015-07-28: JRCC SARSUM Halifax Report#[H2015-00997]: (461098N 0605696W - 38 NM West of Sydney, NS). Sydney Civil Air Search and Rescue Association (CASARA) advises that there was an ultra-light crash near Middle River, NS involving a Logimire Inc. Propulsion Parachute Star Flex 3503 (C-IHZM). A check with Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) confirmed that there was a crash with one injured and one fatality. The injured was medevac-ed via Lifeflight.
2015-08-11: UPDATE: TSB Report#A15A0043: The Star Flex 3503 Propulsion Parachute (registration C-IHZM) basic ultra-light was attempting to take off on a mowed grass field with a pilot and a passenger on board. The parachute deployed but the aircraft did not become airborne. It struck a rural roadside mailbox then crashed into a barn before coming to rest. The pilot was fatally injured and the passenger was seriously injured. The aircraft was substantially damaged.

Details


CADORS Number 2015A0631
Occurrence Type Accident
Reported By Search and Rescue, Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Occurred At 2015-07-19 - 01:12
Day or Night? Night-time
Fatalities 1
Injuries 1
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Nova Scotia, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, 461098N 0605696W - 38NM W SYDNEY, NS
TSB Occurrence Number A15A0043
TSB Class of Investigation Class 5
AOR Number
Reported By Search and Rescue, Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Categories Unknown or undetermined,Collision with obstacle(s) during take-off or landing whilst airborne.
Events



Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Ultralight
 Silhouette image of Ultralight
Canadian Registration IHZM | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Accident
Owner Logimire Inc.
Operator Private
Make PROPULSION PARACHUTE
Model STAR FLEX 3503
Year Built 2007
Engine Type Reciprocating
Engine Make HIRTH MOTOREN KG
Engine Model  Silhouette image of RECIPROCATING
RECIPROCATING
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart Recreational Aviation
Phase of Flight Takeoff
Damage Substantial
Fatalities 1
Injuries 1
Events Collision with object

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