Incident at Near Hearst, Ontario (about 15km west)

Summary

1997-05-02: The pilot departed Nakina (Ontario) and revised the flight plan (GPS u/s) with full tanks of gas following the railway line to Hearst (Ontario). The pilot lost sight of the tracks as it was getting dark and was unable to find them again. The tracks were found after some searching and followed until towers west of Hearst were encountered. It was getting dark and without navigation lights, the pilot thought a field was the airport. After a couple of low passes, the pilot landed fine without damage (Concession 2-3, Lot 26, Hanlan Township). One (1) S.O.B.

Details


CADORS Number 1995O0123
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By
Occurred At 1995-03-26 - 01:40
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Injuries
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Ontario, Canada, North America, Ontario Region, Near Hearst, Ontario (about 15km west)
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Categories Other
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Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration FWRU | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner
Operator Private
Make CHAMPION
Model 7ECA
Year Built 1968
Engine Type Reciprocating
Engine Make
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 Other operational incident

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