Accident at Pickle Lake, Ontario


1996-12-10: The pilot of C-FPFR, a Cessna Skyhawk (C172), was upside down between taxiway B and the runway in a ditch. The pilot reported that the accident was caused by a cross wind and the location of the ditch. There was damage to the propeller, tail section , wing strut etc. There was one SOB on board - no injuries. The arrival of another aircraft was delayed approximately 5 minutes, the runway and taxiway are serviceable. UPDATE: The pilot was attempting to land the C172 on runway 27 at Pickle Lake when a loss of directional control occurred. The aircraft departed the right side of the runway, hit a ravine (ditch) and over turned. The pilot was uninjured, the aircraft however, was substantially damaged. The 1500 CDT reported winds were from 200 degrees at 15 gusting to 26 knots. The pilot reported that at the time of the landing the winds were 90 degrees to runway 27.


CADORS Number 1996C0315
Occurrence Type Accident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 1996-08-06 - 20:18
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Ontario, Canada, North America, Ontario Region, Pickle Lake, Ontario
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Runway excursion,Loss of control - ground

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
Make  Silhouette image of CESSNA
Model 172D
Year Built 1963
Engine Type Reciprocating
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type
Private No
Amateur Built No
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Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Landing
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Runway excursion,Loss of control - on ground

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