Incident at 46 E Shamattawa


1996-02-19: While conducting a patrol of a winter road between Shamattawa and Fort Severn, the pilot of the ski equipped aircraft experienced a sudden loss of engine RPM and power. The pilot conducted a successful landing into a swampy area, approximately ¾ mile north of the winter road. The pilot activated the ELT and was located by RCC Edmonton approximately 6 hours later. An internal failure of #2 cylinder is suspected. The cylinder will be retained for examination by TSB personnel.


CADORS Number 1994C0090
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By
Occurred At 1994-03-14 - 16:02
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Manitoba, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, 46 E Shamattawa
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number
Reported By
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [powerplant],Other

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 PIPER
Model PA11
Year Built 1947
Engine Type Reciprocating
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Ski
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Forced landing,Engine failure

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