Accident at Brussels (4NM southeast)

Summary

1993-08-11: C185 C-FYGT - A/C ENGINE LOST POWER IN CRUISE FLIGHT & THE PILOT LANDED THE A/C IN A FIELD. A/C WAS SUBSTANTIALLY DAMAGED ON LANDING. 4 SOB. 1 RECEIVED MINOR INJURIES. TIME - 1220Z. ACTION - PAX PAH PAE.
2008-12-18: UPDATE Supplemental information received from T.S.B. Final Report (Synopsis): The pilot with three (3) passengers on board took off from Parry Sound, Ontario on a day Visual Flight Rules (VFR) flight to Sarnia, Ontario at 0705 EDT. The flight was conducted at 1,800 to 2,000 feet above sea level (ASL) because of low ceilings and reduced visibility in fog. In the vicinity of Brussels, Ontario, 75 nautical miles short of destination, the aircraft engine (Continental model IO-520-D) suddenly without warning stopped. The pilot turned left about 180 degrees and attempted to land the aircraft in an open field. The aircraft stalled and collided with a knoll in the field and came to rest in an inverted position. All four (4) occupants wearing seat belts escaped uninjured. It was determined that fuel exhaustion caused the engine to stop.

Details


CADORS Number 1993O0474
Occurrence Type Accident
Reported By Transport Canada
Occurred At 1993-08-11 - 12:20
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Ontario, Canada, North America, Ontario Region, Brussels (4NM southeast)
TSB Occurrence Number A93O0262
TSB Class of Investigation Class C-3
AOR Number
Reported By Transport Canada
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [powerplant],Other,Loss of control - inflight,Fuel related
Events



Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration FYGT | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Accident
Owner Parry Sound Air Service Inc
Operator PARRY SOUND AIR SERVICE INC. (6544) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of CESSNA
CESSNA
Model A185E
Year Built 1969
Engine Type Reciprocating
Engine Make TELEDYNE CONTINENTAL
Engine Model  Silhouette image of IO-520-D
IO-520-D
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage Substantial
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Fuel - exhaustion,Loss of control - inflight,Forced landing,Engine failure

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