Accident Piper PA-31T Cheyenne II C-GEAL,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 199665
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Date:Saturday 13 January 1996
Time:20:00 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic PAY2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Piper PA-31T Cheyenne II
Owner/operator:Kenn Borek Air
Registration: C-GEAL
MSN: 31T-7720062
Year of manufacture:1977
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 7
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Berland Strip, Hinton, Alberta -   Canada
Phase: Landing
Nature:Passenger - Non-Scheduled/charter/Air Taxi
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Berland Strip, Hinton, Alberta
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
On January 1996, while landing at the Berland strip, Hinton, Alberta, when the nose wheel touched down, the nose undercarriage fork failed. The nose undercarriage collapsed and the aircraft came to a stop on the runway resting on its forward fuselage, sustaining substantial damage. It is understood that the fork failed in overload. Of the seven persons on board (crew of two and five passengers) none were injured.

Aircraft may not have been repaired, as the registration C-GEAL was cancelled ("Aircraft Removed from the Register") on November 9, 1998, almost three years later.


1. CADORS Number: 1996W0024

Revision history:

13-Sep-2017 18:52 Dr. John Smith Added

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