Incident at Gabriola Island


1997-05-09: The pilot declared "zero fuel" at 0232z, 9nm N.E. of Gabriola Island, at 5000 feet. He was given radar vectors to Gabriola Island where he landed safely in a farmers field.


CADORS Number 1994P0247
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By
Occurred At 1994-07-08 - Unknown time
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
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Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location British Columbia, Canada, North America, Pacific Region, Gabriola Island
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TSB Class of Investigation
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Reported By
Categories Fuel related,ATM/CNS

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration FNZC | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator Private
Make  Silhouette image of CESSNA
Model 172C
Year Built 1962
Engine Type Reciprocating
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Engine Model
Gear Type
Private No
Amateur Built No
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CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Unknown
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Navigation assistance,Fuel management

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