ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 77746
Last updated: 18 June 2013
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Narrative:The pilot was conducting a visual flight rules local flight from the Toronto / Buttonville
Cessna 172N Skyhawk
|Operator:||Toronto Airways Limited|
|C/n / msn:|| 17273950|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1|
|Airplane damage:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Richmond Hill, near Buttonville Municipal Airport, Ontario -
|Phase:|| Initial climb|
|Departure airport:||CYKZ (Buttonville Municipal Airport)|
|Destination airport:||CYKZ (Buttonville Municipal Airport)|
Municipal Airport, Ontario. When the aircraft reached about 400 to 500 feet above ground level
during the initial climb after take-off from Runway 33, the aircraft engine (Lycoming
O-320-H2AD) stopped. The pilot began a forced approach and attempted unsuccessfully to
restart the engine. The aircraft struck a treetop and the back of a house and came to rest on the
back deck of the house. The aircraft and the house were substantially damaged. The occupants
of the house were not injured; however, the pilot received serious, nonu2013life-threatening injuries.
The accident occurred at 19:52 eastern daylight time during daylight.
1. Transportation Safety Board of Canada Investigation Report A01O0157
2. Photo of crashed aircraft at airliners.net
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