Incident at 40 NM. S of TUMBLER RIDGE


1996-06-12: While in cruise flight, the pilot heard a loud bang from the engine. The engine started to shake and smoke came into the cockpit. The pilot made a forced landing onto a frozen lake and activated his ELT. He was located by SAR, who dropped survival equipment. The pilot spent the night on the lake and was picked up the next day by helicopter. The cause of the malfunction is not known at this time. There were no injuries and no damage.


CADORS Number 1995P0063
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By
Occurred At 1995-02-11 - 23:00
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location British Columbia, Canada, North America, Pacific Region, 40 NM. S of TUMBLER RIDGE
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number
Reported By
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [powerplant],Other

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration FQGW | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator AIR DAWSON LTD Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of CESSNA
Model 172E
Year Built 1964
Engine Type Reciprocating
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Forced landing,Engine failure

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