Accident at Oromocto River N.B.


1996-11-05: The pilot of the homebuilt was on his last flight before putting the aircraft away for the winter. Twenty minutes into the flight the aircraft's rotax engine lost all power and the pilot carried out a forced landing procedure onto a river. The hard landing on the river resulted in minor damage to the aircraft


CADORS Number 1996A0852
Occurrence Type Accident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 1996-11-05 - 17:46
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location New Brunswick, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, Oromocto River N.B.
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [powerplant],Other

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Accident
Owner Private
Operator Private
Model MK IV
Year Built 1993
Engine Type Reciprocating
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Sea
Private No
Amateur Built Yes
Flight Number
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Engine failure,Forced landing

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