Incident at Smithers


1996-05-12: N7400X was on a flight from Kelowna to Prince George (overflew Prince George for Smithers). Aircraft ran out of fuel and forced to land in the vicinity of Round Lake, 15 Nm SE of Smithers. Good VFR weather at time of incident - 2 souls on board - no injuries - no flight activation or damage. Helicopter in area responded to site as did the RCMP. N7400X refueled, departed and landed safely in Smithers.


CADORS Number 1996P0178
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By
Occurred At 1996-05-12 - 00:15
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
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Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location British Columbia, Canada, North America, Pacific Region, Smithers
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Reported By
Categories Fuel related

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration
Occurrence Type Incident
Make  Silhouette image of CESSNA
Model 172E
Year Built
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Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number N7400X
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Unknown
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Fuel management

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