Accident at Bear Lake, Ontario - 4 miles west of Virginiatown


1996-05-21: Aircraft on approach struck telephone cable crossing a small bay. Telephone poles are below the tree line, less than 50' high. An unmarked cable spans the bay. Aircraft was on contract with a film crew. The cable wrapped itself around the propeller. There were no reported injuries or damage. Ops. Impact -- unknown.


CADORS Number 1996O0188
Occurrence Type Accident
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Occurred At 1996-05-21 - 19:15
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Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
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Geographic Location Ontario, Canada, North America, Ontario Region, Bear Lake, Ontario - 4 miles west of Virginiatown
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Categories Collision with obstacle(s) during take-off or landing whilst airborne.

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
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Canadian Registration GDIV | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
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Occurrence Type Accident
Operator LAKE AIR SERVICES LTD. (4563) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of CESSNA
Model 185
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Private No
Amateur Built No
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Phase of Flight Unknown
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Wire strike

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