Incident at Columbia Ice Field


1996-07-22: On landing, ski broke and aircraft overturned. Pilot and four passengers escaped without injury. ELT was activated and all were rescued off the glacier before nightfall.


CADORS Number 1996P0297
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By
Occurred At 1996-07-22 - 22:00
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
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Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location British Columbia, Canada, North America, Pacific Region, Columbia Ice Field
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TSB Class of Investigation
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Reported By
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [non-powerplant]

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration FATZ | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator GOLDEN FALCON AVIATION INC. (6981) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of CESSNA
Model A185E
Year Built
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Gear Type
Private No
Amateur Built No
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Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Unknown
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Landing gear

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