1996-07-06: The float-equipped aircraft departed Fort Frances, Ontario VFR for Granite Lake, Savant Lake and a return to Fort Frances. There were besides the pilot 4 souls on board. While enroute the pilot reported that she had encountered poor flight conditions, low cloud with reduced visibilities. It was reported that while in the process of completing a precautionary landing on a lake the aircraft struck trees, crashed and burnt. The pilot and 4 occupants survived the accident although there were some injuries reported. The aircraft was destroyed by fire. The fire caused a minor forest fire to start up. Ontario MNR helicopter responded and assisted in the search and rescue. TSB to the scene. Update to follow.


CADORS Number 1996C0242
Occurrence Type Accident
Reported By
Occurred At 1996-07-06 - 17:39
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
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Geographic Location Ontario, Canada, North America, Ontario Region, 35NM SE OF SIOUX LOOKOUT
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Categories Other,Collision with obstacle(s) during take-off or landing whilst airborne.

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration FBGO | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
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Country of Registration
Occurrence Type Accident
Operator RUSTY MYERS FLYING SERVICE (1986) LIMITED (278) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of BEECH
Model 18
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Private No
Amateur Built No
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Phase of Flight Unknown
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Weather - visibility,Collision with object

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