Accident at Lake Winnipeg,40m E.of Riverton,Man


1997-03-21: On March 12, 1995 at approximately 2030Z SARSAT picked up the first of many ELT hits, in the Hecla Island area. A phone call to the Riverton RCMP advising them that an aircraft was overdue spurred that police agency into action. A ground search was initiated (involving motorized tobogans). At approximately 0000Z on 13 March C-FPZC a C180 was located east of Deer Island where it had crashed on the ice of Lake Winnipeg. Both the pilot and his passenger were fatally injured. TSB are enroute to the scene.


CADORS Number 1995C0069
Occurrence Type Accident
Reported By
Occurred At 1995-03-12 - 20:00
Day or Night?
Fatalities 2
Injuries 0
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Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Manitoba, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, Lake Winnipeg,40m E.of Riverton,Man
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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 FPZC | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Accident
Operator Private
Make  Silhouette image of CESSNA
Model 180G
Year Built 1964
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 2
Injuries 0
Events Collision with terrain

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