Incident at Granville Lake, Manitoba


1996-03-25: After a normal landing on the frozen lake surface, the left landing gear strut broke at the rear top bolt hole. The ski-equipped aircraft came to stop about 100 feet later. Damage to the aircraft was minor. There were no injuries. Snow conditions were reportedly smooth and the wind was light at less than five knots. The gear strut will be examined and an SDR submitted to TC.


CADORS Number 1996C0103
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By
Occurred At 1996-03-25 - 20:30
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
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Geographic Location Manitoba, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, Granville Lake, Manitoba
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Categories System/component failure or malfunction [non-powerplant]

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration GIAL | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
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Country of Registration
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator R N D AVIATION LTD. (3451) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of CESSNA
Model A185F
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Gear Type
Private No
Amateur Built No
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Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Unknown
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Landing gear

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