Incident at near Goose Bay, Labrador


1997-08-20: The aircraft was on a VFR flight from Goose Bay to lakes in the north. Thirty five minutes after departure, the pilot radioed that he was having engine problems and was going to land at the headwaters of Grand Lake (approx. 35 miles North of Goose Bay). Shortly thereafter, he advised the engine was running a little better and he was going to get as close to Northwest River as possible. Twenty minutes later, he advised that he had landed on Lake Melville and that he needed a tow to shore. No injuries, no damage. TSB evaluating.


CADORS Number 1994A0217
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By
Occurred At 1994-08-10 - 14:24
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, near Goose Bay, Labrador
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number
Reported By
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [powerplant]

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner Private
Operator Private
Make  Silhouette image of CESSNA
Model 180
Year Built 1955
Engine Type Reciprocating
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Unknown
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Engine failure

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