Accident at Pukatawagan, Manitoba


1996-12-24: The Beaver Air Services Ltd. Piper PA-31 Navajo, C-GERV, was departing from runway 15 at Pukatawagan, Manitoba on a scheduled passenger flight to The Pas. During the takeoff, the left engine reportedly experienced power fluctuations. The aircraft climbed to about 100 feet, then descended to the ground and came to rest in snow about 200 feet to the left of the runway. The pilot and the six passengers deplaned with no reported injuries. A TSB field team has deployed. More info to follow when available.


CADORS Number 1996C0574
Occurrence Type Accident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 1996-12-19 - 00:00
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
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Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Manitoba, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, Pukatawagan, Manitoba
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Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [powerplant]

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration GERV | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Accident
Operator Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of PIPER
Model  Silhouette image of PA31
Year Built 1976
Engine Type Reciprocating
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Gear Type
Private No
Amateur Built No
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CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Takeoff
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Engine - malfunction

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