Accident at Kelly Lake, NWT


1997-08-11: C-FDMA was preparing for a charter flight with a pilot and 3 passengers on board, but after 2 aborted takeoff attempts in strong and gusty winds, the pilot elected to taxi back to the shore and remain there for the evening. As he was taxiing to the shore which was about 300 feet away, the pilot felt a gust of wind lift the tail of the a/c. Moments later, the a/c overturned. The 4 occupants were able to exit the a/c safely with no injuries and waited until morning to be picked up by another a/c.


CADORS Number 1997C0538
Occurrence Type Accident
Reported By Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Occurred At 1997-08-07 - 05:00
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Northwest Territories, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, Kelly Lake, NWT
TSB Occurrence Number
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 FDMA | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Accident
Operator Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of CESSNA
Model U206F
Year Built 1973
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 Taxi
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Overturn

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