Accident at Watson Lake, YT


1997-06-02: After touchdown, the pilot reported over-correcting for gusty crosswinds and the a/c veered to the left and groundlooped. The a/c came to rest upright on the left hand side of the runway with damage to the tail wheel, right horizontal stabilizer and the right wing tip. The pilot and two passengers were not injured.


CADORS Number 1997C0312
Occurrence Type Accident
Reported By Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Occurred At 1997-05-28 - 21:00
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Yukon, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, Watson Lake, YT
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TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number
Reported By Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Categories Loss of control - ground

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration GZXU | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Accident
Operator Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of CESSNA
Model A185F
Year Built 1978
Engine Type Reciprocating
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
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Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Landing
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Loss of control - on ground

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