Accident at Baker Lake, N.B.


1996-07-08: The float equipped ultralight aircraft was over Baker Lake in a turn about 30 feet from shore when one wing struck the water. The aircraft flipped over and sank. The pilot was not injured and was rescued by a nearby boater. The pilot reported that he believed the aircraft stalled just prior to water contact. TSB case closed.


CADORS Number 1996A0714
Occurrence Type Accident
Reported By
Occurred At 1996-07-08 - 14:00
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location New Brunswick, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, Baker Lake, N.B.
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number
Reported By
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [powerplant],Loss of control - ground

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Ultralight
 Silhouette image of Ultralight
Canadian Registration
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration
Occurrence Type Accident
Owner Private
Operator Private
Model RX550
Year Built
Engine Type
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Unknown
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Engine - malfunction,Overturn

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