Incident at MacDowell, Saskatchewan


1996-05-10: The aircraft was inbound to Birch Hills, Saskatchewan from Cooking Lake Alberta. The pilot advised Prince Albert Air Radio that due to an engine failure he was conducting an emergency landing on highway 311 southwest of Prince Albert. The pilot, after a successful force landing reported that the loss of power was the result of fuel exhaustion which was caused by a fuel line leak. The line was repaired, fuel was added, the RCMP were notified so that traffic on highway 311 could be diverted. The aircraft departed from the highway without further incident.


CADORS Number 1996C0146
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By
Occurred At 1996-05-10 - 19:16
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
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Geographic Location Saskatchewan, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, MacDowell, Saskatchewan
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Categories Other,Fuel related

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
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Canadian Registration FVNG | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
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Occurrence Type Incident
Operator Private
Model ZODIAC CH 601/A
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Private No
Amateur Built No
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Phase of Flight Unknown
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Forced landing,Fuel management

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