Incident at Embrun/Russell, ONT


1997-09-02: While climbing in VMC to drop parachute jumpers at 9500' ASL, the pilot encountered a large bank of cloud near 8000' ASL. A 180 degree turn was initiated to avoid the cloud. The pilot attempted to maintain visual reference and the aircraft entered a spiral to the right. Control was regained using instruments and level flight established at 6000' ASL just before exiting cloud. The jumpers exited the aircraft over the jump zone and the aircraft landed without further incident. Substantial damage to aircraft; no reported injuries. From a TSB Initial Notification.


CADORS Number 1994O0433
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By
Occurred At 1994-08-21 - Unknown time
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
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Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Ontario, Canada, North America, Ontario Region, Embrun/Russell, ONT
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Categories Loss of control - inflight

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner Private
Operator Private
Make  Silhouette image of CESSNA
Model 182A
Year Built 1957
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 Loss of control - inflight

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