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Investigation report: July 2020 loss of control during a rejected take-off at Stave Lake, British Colulmbia

Richmond, British Columbia, 1 February 2021 —Today, the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) released its investigation report (A20P0071) into the 27 July 2020 loss of control during a rejected takeoff of a privately operated Cessna 140 at the Stave Lake abandoned aerodrome in British Columbia.

The TSB conducted a limited-scope, fact-gathering investigation into this occurrence to advance transportation safety through greater awareness of potential safety issues.

See the investigation page for more information.


The TSB is an independent agency that investigates air, marine, pipeline, and rail transportation occurrences. Its sole aim is the advancement of transportation safety. It is not the function of the Board to assign fault or determine civil or criminal liability.

For more information, contact:
Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Media Relations
Telephone: 819-994-8053
Email: media@tsb.gc.ca