Incident at Chestermere Lake, AB


1997-10-17: The float-equipped Cessna 185E was parked at Chestermere Lake, and the Strathmore detachment of the RCMP reported that the a/c's right float had sunk and that the right wing was almost touching the water. Fuel was leaking out of the vent into the water, which was causing some concern to the local fire department. The left float was then sunk and the a/c came to rest in shallow water which was about 18 inches below the fuselage.


CADORS Number 1997C0724
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Occurred At 1997-10-09 - 23:59
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Alberta, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, Chestermere Lake, AB
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number
Reported By Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [non-powerplant],Fuel related

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration FVZT | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator CIRCLE AIR (10846) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of CESSNA
Model A185E
Year Built 1967
Engine Type Reciprocating
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Sea
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Parked
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Landing gear,Fuel - spill

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