Incident at 3 NM W of La Loche, Sask.


1996-04-24: The Piper PA-32-300 Cherokee Six departed La Loche, Saskatchewan to return to base at Fort McMurray, Alberta. Shortly after takeoff, the aircraft's engine lost power and the pilot carried out a forced landing on a frozen lake. The pilot, the sole occupant of the aircraft, was not injured. The aircraft sustained minor damage. The operator is in the process of recovering the aircraft from the lake.


CADORS Number 1995C0158
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By
Occurred At 1995-05-16 - 02:00
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
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Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Saskatchewan, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, 3 NM W of La Loche, Sask.
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TSB Class of Investigation
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Reported By
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [powerplant],Other

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration FIHR | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator R. & S. RUELLING LTD. (826) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of PIPER
Model PA32 300
Year Built
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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 Engine - malfunction,Forced landing

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