Incident at Sandy Lake, Ontario


1996-05-27: The Cessna 185, C-GEHJ, had departed Deer Lake enroute Weagamow Lake, and was about 15 minutes into the flight when the engine began to run rough. The pilot elected to divert to Sandy Lake and make a precautionary landing. After an uneventful landing, examination revealved that approximately 8 inches of one prop blade was missing. The engine exhaust system had also broken from the subsequent vibration caused by the unbalanced propellor.


CADORS Number 1996C0180
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By
Occurred At 1996-05-27 - 00:00
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
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Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Ontario, Canada, North America, Ontario Region, Sandy Lake, Ontario
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TSB Class of Investigation
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Reported By
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [powerplant]

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration GEHJ | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator WEAGAMOW CORPORATION (2770) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of CESSNA
Model 185
Year Built
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Private No
Amateur Built No
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CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Unknown
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Engine - malfunction

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