Accident at Vicinity of Tweed Lake (near Cochrane), Ontario


1996-09-03: Sometime during the afternoon (exact time not known), the float plane departed Tweed Lake. According to witnesses, the aircraft dipped about 90 degrees and then crashed in a field. The pilot got out and was taken to hospital by fishermen. Ops. impact -- none. Damage -- unknown. Injuries -- pilot had a broken leg and other injuries.


CADORS Number 1996O0365
Occurrence Type Accident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 1996-08-28 - Unknown time
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Injuries 1
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Ontario, Canada, North America, Ontario Region, Vicinity of Tweed Lake (near Cochrane), Ontario
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Loss of control - inflight,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
Make  Silhouette image of PIPER
Model PA12
Year Built 1947
Engine Type Reciprocating
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Amphibian
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Takeoff
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 1
Events Loss of control - inflight,Collision with terrain

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