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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 23553
Last updated: 5 June 2021
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Time:16:42 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic P28A model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-28-161 Cherokee Warrior II
Registration: C-GQHE
MSN: 28-7716119
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:1/2 nm from Sydney Airport, Cape Breton Regional Municipality, Nova Sc -   Canada
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:Sydney, Nova Scotia (CYQY)
Destination airport:
The Piper PA-28-161 Cherokee Warrior II, registration C-GQHE, was departing runway 01 at the Sydney, Cape Breton Regional Municipality, Nova Scotia, airport on a local pleasure flight with the pilot and three passengers on board. The take-off roll was started near the threshold of runway 01, and the aircraft became airborne approximately 500 feet from the departure end of the 6000-foot runway. Shortly after take-off, the aircraft aerodynamically stalled.

The aircraft struck the ground at 13:42 Atlantic daylight time (16:42 UTC) 2,000 feet beyond the departure end of the runway, 125 feet to the right of the extended centre line. The pilot was fatally injured, and the three passengers received minor injuries.


1. CADORS Number:2000A0230
2. TSB Occurrence No:A00A0071

Revision history:

27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
05-Feb-2015 03:15 Dr. John Smith Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Location, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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