Incident at Glacier Lake, NWT


1997-06-24: C-FZKW landed at Glacier Lake to refuel from a company fuel cache, however the pilot discovered that there was no fuel available for him. Having insufficient fuel to depart, the pilot attempted to contact overflying a/c for 12 hours without success, so he activated his ELT. A Canadian Forces C130 Hercules was dispatched to the area, located the a/c, and spoke to the pilot on the radio. Later, the pilot was brought some fuel and the a/c was able to depart from the lake.


CADORS Number 1997C0395
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 1997-06-20 - Unknown time
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
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Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Northwest Territories, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, Glacier Lake, NWT
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Other,Fuel related

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration FZKW | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of DEHAVILLAND
Model DHC 3
Year Built 1966
Engine Type Reciprocating
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Sea
Private No
Amateur Built No
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Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Parked
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Fuel management,Declared emergency/priority

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