Accident at Pinawa, MAN


1997-08-01: The aircraft was positioned for take-off in the vicinity of the Pinawa bridge. The pilot completed the engine runup and pre-flight checks and applied power to begin the takeoff run. The aircraft was reported to be lightly loaded and during the takeoff run a gust of wind caused it to become airborne early. the aircraft descended back onto the surface of the river and the right float tip dug into the water. The aircraft then nosed over on its back and came to rest in an inverted attitude. The pilot was not injured.


CADORS Number 1994C0268
Occurrence Type Accident
Reported By
Occurred At 1994-07-23 - 23:50
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
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Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Manitoba, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, Pinawa, MAN
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TSB Class of Investigation
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Reported By
Categories Loss of control - ground

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration FSBU | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Accident
Operator Private
Make  Silhouette image of CESSNA
Model 180H
Year Built 1965
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 Nose over

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