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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 244903
Last updated: 15 November 2020
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Time:14:47 UTC
Type:Glass Goose
Registration: C-FZYG
C/n / msn: Gander 001
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Pembroke, ON (CYTA) -   Canada
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:Pembroke and Area Airport, ON (YTA/CYTA)
Destination airport:Pembroke and Area Airport, ON (YTA/CYTA)
Investigating agency: TSB Canada
An amateur built Glass Goose, was initiating a local flight from Pembroke (CYTA), ON with 1 pilot onboard. While on take off roll on runway 35, the aircraft nosed up quicker and at a higher angle of attack than expected. The pilot applied a forward pressure on the control stick to compensate resulting in a nose down attitude. The nose wheel struck the runway and the aircraft began to porpoise. On the third runway contact, the aircraft slid off the runway onto the grass surface. Emergency services deployed to the accident site and the airport closed runway 35 until
all the debris were removed. The aircraft sustained substantial damage to the nose landing gear, cockpit, undercarriage and fuselage. The pilot received only minor injuries.



Revision history:

15-Nov-2020 09:50 harro Added

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