Accident at Onion Lake, ONT


1997-08-05: The Thunder Bay Ontario Provincial Police reported an aircraft on Onion Lake, Ontario, approximately 20 miles north of Thunder Bay. A witness observed the aircraft gliding into Onion Lake, with the engine off. The OPP stated that the float-equipped Piper PA-11 aircraft crashed on the lake, with only the pilot on board. The pilot received minor injuries. Extent of aircraft damage is unknown.


CADORS Number 1994C0273
Occurrence Type Accident
Reported By
Occurred At 1994-07-27 - 22:25
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 1
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Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Ontario, Canada, North America, Ontario Region, Onion Lake, ONT
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TSB Class of Investigation
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Reported By
Categories Controlled flight into or toward terrain

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration FMJH | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Accident
Operator Private
Make  Silhouette image of PIPER
Model PA11
Year Built 1947
Engine Type Reciprocating
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type
Private No
Amateur Built No
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CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Unknown
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 1
Events Collision with terrain

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