Accident at Picnic Lake (near Wawa)


1996-07-01: The aircraft crashed shortly after take-off from the lake. Witnesses reported the engine stopping prior to the crash. Extent of injuries to the two SOBs unknown. Ops. impact -- none. Supplemental information from T.S.B. Initial Notification (#A96O0108): C-FVIO, a float-equipped Norman Dube Aerocruiser advanced ultralight, apparently lost power after take-off and crashed into trees beyond the shoreline of Picnic Lake. The pilot was seriously injured. No valid pilot licence was on file for the pilot.


CADORS Number 1996O0255
Occurrence Type Accident
Reported By
Occurred At 1996-07-01 - 15:00
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 1
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Ontario, Canada, North America, Ontario Region, Picnic Lake (near Wawa)
TSB Occurrence Number A96O0108
TSB Class of Investigation Class 5
AOR Number
Reported By
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [powerplant],Collision with obstacle(s) during take-off or landing whilst airborne.

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Advanced Ultralight
 Silhouette image of Advanced Ultralight
Canadian Registration
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Accident
Owner Private
Operator Private
Year Built 1989
Engine Type Reciprocating
Engine Make  Silhouette image of BOMBARDIER ROTAX
Engine Model 912 A
Gear Type Sea
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Climb
Damage Substantial
Fatalities 0
Injuries 1
Events Collision with object,Engine - malfunction

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