Accident at Pickle Lake, ON


1997-10-28: The pilot and only occupant began his take off run on runway 27 at Pickle Lake, Ontario. The routine freight flight to Muskrat Dam was being conducted under VFR conditions. As the tail of the twin engine wheel equipped Beech 18 Expeditor began to rise a loss of directional control occurred. The pilot reduced power on the right engine which caused the aircraft to swing right and ground loop to the north side of the runway. Damage was restricted to the tailwheel assembly, vertical stabilizer, rudder and associated bulkheads. The pilot accept for his pride was uninjured.


CADORS Number 1994C0388
Occurrence Type Accident
Reported By
Occurred At 1994-10-27 - Unknown time
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Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
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Geographic Location Ontario, Canada, North America, Ontario Region, Pickle Lake, ON
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Categories Loss of control - inflight

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration GJKA | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Accident
Operator Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of BEECH
Model G18S
Year Built
Engine Type Reciprocating
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Private No
Amateur Built No
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Phase of Flight Unknown
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Loss of control - inflight

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