Accident at Otterhead, Ontario


1997-04-08: While taxiing downwind, the pilot turned the ski-equipped aircraft into the wind. during the turn, the aircrat tipped to the right and the right wing and right elevator struck the snow covered surface. Initial inspection revealed damage to the right wing spar. The wind at the time of the occurrence was reported as 270 degrees at 10 knots. Taxi speed was not know at the time of the occurrence. Two (2) S.O.B. - no injuries. Damage - substantial. From a TSB Initial Notification (#A97O0047).


CADORS Number 1997O0157
Occurrence Type Accident
Reported By Owner/Operator
Occurred At 1997-02-26 - 19:00
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Ontario, Canada, North America, Ontario Region, Otterhead, Ontario
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number
Reported By Owner/Operator
Categories Other,Loss of control - ground

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Accident
Owner Private
Operator Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of CESSNA
Model A185F
Year Built 1977
Engine Type Reciprocating
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Ski
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Taxi
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Weather - other,Loss of control - on ground

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