May 20, 2005

Incident at DORE LAKE SK (CJE2) (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown, Aerodrome - runway or taxiway surface condition)

The pilot of C-FMRP, a Cessna 414, telephoned Edmonton FIC, to close his VFR flight plan at Dore Lake, SK and advised that the aircraft was stuck on the soft runway and would likely remain so for a couple of days until the runway was dry enough for a towing vehicle. There was no damage to the aircraft. After consultation with the aerodrome operator, a NOTAM was issued through Prince Albert AAS.

October 24, 2003


UPDATE Maintenance and Manufacturing reported that the company had just installed new ""RAM"" cylinders in the engine, with lots of oil on installation. Ram does not recommend extended ground runs during the break-in period. There are no problems with the aircraft
C-FMRP, a Cessna 414, departed from Runway 34 at Red Deer and FSS observed black smoke emanating from the left engine exhaust. The pilot was informed and he elected to return to the airport. The cause of the smoke is not known.

April 7, 2002

Incident at RED DEER REGIONAL AB (CYQF) (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

C-FMRP, a Cessna 414, had flat tire on arrival at Red Deer at 0317Z. Runway 16/34 was NOTAMED closed until 0700Z. There was no impact on any traffic.

January 29, 2002


While the Cessna 414, C-FMRP was departing from Red Deer, a baggage door on the nose compartment opened, spilling a number of items onto the runway. The pilot completed a circuit, landed, picked up the dropped items and then departed.