Accident at Hearst River, Ontario

Summary

1997-02-17: A local sightseeing tour was being conducted at 2,000 feet when the engine started running rough. The pilot switched fuel tanks and the engine stopped. A forced landing was carried out on the Hearst River (about three miles northeast of the town of Hearst) during which the nose wheel dug in. Damage - minimal. Four (4) S.O.B. - no injuries. The aircraft is being moved by land to the Hearst Airport.

Details


CADORS Number 1997O0093
Occurrence Type Accident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 1997-02-15 - 19:30
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Ontario, Canada, North America, Ontario Region, Hearst River, Ontario
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [powerplant],Other
Events



Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration FEUH | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Accident
Owner 160878 CANADA LTD. (AVIATION COMMERCIAL AVIATION)
Operator Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of CESSNA
CESSNA
Model  Silhouette image of 172M
172M
Year Built 1974
Engine Type Reciprocating
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Forced landing,Engine failure

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