Accident at near Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario


1996-03-24: Trenton RCC called Toronto ACC to advise that the aircraft (missing since it departed March 23 on a local flight out of Sault Ste. Marie) had been found. The aircraft had crashed (for an unknown reason) through the ice on Little Lake George (five (5) miles east of Sault Ste. Marie). Two (2) S.O.B. -- both fatally injured. Damage -- extensive. Ops. impact -- unknown.
1996-03-26: UPDATE Supplemental information received from T.S.B. Initial Notification (#A96O0048): The Aeronca 11CC aircraft was reported missing and was found by Search and Rescue. The aircraft was located fully submerged in Lake George. The pilot and passenger were fatally injured.


CADORS Number 1996O0107
Occurrence Type Accident
Reported By
Occurred At 1996-03-23 - 13:30
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 2
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Ontario, Canada, North America, Ontario Region, near Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario
TSB Occurrence Number A96O0048
TSB Class of Investigation Class 3
AOR Number
Reported By
Categories Unknown or undetermined,Controlled flight into or toward terrain

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
Model 11CC
Year Built
Engine Type Reciprocating
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Unknown
Damage Substantial
Fatalities 2
Injuries 0
Events Missing aircraft,Collision with terrain

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