Date & Time: May 8, 1930
Type of aircraft:
Avro 616 Avian IVM
Operator:
Registration:
CF-CAJ
Flight Phase:
Takeoff (climb)
Flight Type:
Training
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Ottawa - Ottawa
MSN:
289
YOM:
1
Country:
Canada
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
Shortly after takeoff from Ottawa Airport, the rudder jammed. Crew bailed out before the aircraft crashed in a field. While the aircraft was destroyed, both occupants were unhurt.
Probable cause:
The rudder bar support failed on initial climb.