Incident at Smithers, British Columbia


1996-07-02: The aircraft was inbound to Smithers from Prince George on a VFR flight plan. The pilot called Smithers FSS about 25NM east of Smithers and advised of a generator failure and low battery. He lost all navaids and was unsure of his position. The FSS gave the pilot a DF Steer and shortly after radio contact was lost. At 0110Z the aircraft landed safely runway 32. ERS was on standby.


CADORS Number 1996P0250
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By
Occurred At 1996-07-02 - 01:00
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location British Columbia, Canada, North America, Pacific Region, Smithers, British Columbia
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number
Reported By
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [non-powerplant],ATM/CNS

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 182Q
Year Built
Engine Type
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number N5627B
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Unknown
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Aircraft navigation/communication equipment,Navigation assistance

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