Incident at Otter Creek Lab.


1999-06-09: CGBOL C185 Floats while undergoing maintenance had the ELT inadvertedly activated. RCC dispatched a Search and Rescue Technician from 444 Rescue SQDN who located the aircraft using a hand held ELT locator. Nil TSB Update: The ELT was installed in the aircraft on the occurrence day and set in the "Arm" position. A storm system had gone through the area accompanied by strong winds. The aircraft, which was sitting on a trailer, was rocked by the winds and the ELT was activated. The Operator reset the unit.


CADORS Number 1999A0304
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 1999-05-27 - 20:11
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
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Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, Otter Creek Lab.
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TSB Class of Investigation
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Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Other

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration GBOL | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of CESSNA
Model A185E
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 Other operational incident

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