Incident at Thompson, Manitoba


1996-04-24: The Britten Norman BN2A Islander twin-engine aircraft, C-FZUT, had landed on the ice and while taxiing at five to ten MPH to the unloading area, the nose wheel broke through the surface and fell into a slush/ice hole. The nose gear was assessed as being acceptable for a ferry flight and the aircraft departed with essential crew only for the final destination. The aircraft nose gear collapsed on landing at destination, after touching down and clearing the active runway. The aircraft sustained minor damage and there were no injuries.


CADORS Number 1995C0162
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By
Occurred At 1995-05-08 - 17:25
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Manitoba, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, Thompson, Manitoba
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number
Reported By
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [non-powerplant]

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration FZUT | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator NORTHWINDS NORTHERN INC. (2353) Commercial
Model BN2A 27
Year Built 1971
Engine Type Reciprocating
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Landing
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Landing gear

Leave a Comment