Incident Cessna 172N Skyhawk C-GVOP, Sunday 25 February 2001
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Date:Sunday 25 February 2001
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic C172 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Cessna 172N Skyhawk
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: C-GVOP
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Bridgetown, Nova Scotia -   Canada
Phase: Landing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
Narrative:
C-GVOP C172 landing at a private strip at Brigetown NS was on final when aircraft began to sink. Pilot applied power, aircraft contacted the ground, bounced and during next contact, the nose wheel broke through the snow crust and the nose Gear was sheared off at the cowling. The propeller contacted the ground and was bent. Aircraft continued down the strip for approximately 100 feet before stopping. 2 SOBs, no injuries.

Sources:

CADORS 2001A0109

Revision history:

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28-Dec-2010 10:39 slowkid Added

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