Incident at Kuper Is. near Nanaimo

Summary

1996-06-12: On landing on the water the left float failed and the aircraft overturned in the water. The pilot, two adults and one child all escaped without injury. Early indications indicate a possible failure of the left float spreader bar. The weather at the time of the incident was 11 sct E 32 BKN 50 BKN 80 OVR 15 RW-. Although the winds in the area were reported at 15 gusting to 20, the Bay where the accident occurred was apparently relatively calm.

Details


CADORS Number 1995P0109
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By
Occurred At 1995-03-20 - 16:15
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Injuries
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location British Columbia, Canada, North America, Pacific Region, Kuper Is. near Nanaimo
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number
Reported By
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [non-powerplant],Loss of control - ground
Events



Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration FKAS | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner
Operator HANNA AIR SERVICES Private
Make NOORDUYN
Model UC64A
Year Built 1943
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,Overturn

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