Accident at Netley Creek, Manitoba


1996-11-18: The Cessna 172 aircraft was being used to conduct float check flights on the Red River. While landing, the aircraft stalled and descended from an estimated height of 4 feet above the river surface. The aircraft landed hard and one of the rigging bands for the floats failed. The aircraft tipped relative to the floats and one wing entered the water. The aircraft assumed a canted attitude with relation to the floats but remained afloat. Neither the pilot nor the check pilot suffered injuries. The aircraft was towed to a dock at Netley Creek for recovery.


CADORS Number 1994C0142
Occurrence Type Accident
Reported By
Occurred At 1994-05-21 - Unknown time
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
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Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Manitoba, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, Netley Creek, Manitoba
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TSB Class of Investigation
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Reported By
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [powerplant],Abnormal runway contact

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration GAXV | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Accident
Operator THE WINNIPEG FLYING CLUB (775) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of CESSNA
Model  Silhouette image of 172M
Year Built 1975
Engine Type Reciprocating
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type
Private No
Amateur Built No
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Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Unknown
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Engine - malfunction,Hard landing

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