Incident at Atikokan, Ontario


1996-03-07: The DeHavilland DHC-2 Beaver aircraft was starting its take-off roll on runway 04 at Atikokan, Ontario, for a charter freight flight to Lac la Croix, Ontario. After the pilot advanced the power for take-off, the aircraft veered to the left. The right wheel-ski struck the vasis transmitter located beside the runway. The aircraft came to rest when the left wing struck a gravel embankment about 300 feet from the runway. The weather was reported to be clear, with winds out of the northeast at five knots.


CADORS Number 1994C0102
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By
Occurred At 1994-03-24 - 20:30
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
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Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Ontario, Canada, North America, Ontario Region, Atikokan, Ontario
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Reported By
Categories Runway excursion

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration IPL | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator ATIKOKAN AERO SERVICE LIMITED (3282) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of DEHAVILLAND
Model DHC 2
Year Built
Engine Type Reciprocating
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Gear Type
Private No
Amateur Built No
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Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Takeoff
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Runway excursion

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