Accident at Goose Bay, 103 NM WSW, North Labrador


1999-07-27: N185HC C185 on floats was reported overdue in the area of Southern Labrador at 2147Z. RCC requested assistance from ACC'S and FSS in the area which might have had contact with the aircraft. Gander advised at 0530Z that aircraft had been located on a hill at position 5159,3N 062W. Pilot reported as being O.K. and being airlifted out. T.S.B. Evaluating Update: On June 19th, N185HC Cessna 185, enroute from Baie-Comeau to Minipi Lake, Labrador experienced an engine failure, attempted to glide to a small lake and crashed into a heavily wooded area. The pilot, being the sole occupant, intended to fly from Minipi Lake to Goose Bay on June 20th but was reported missing June 21th. Fire signals were spotted and ELT signals were picked up by Search & Rescue. Pilot was transported to the hospital and was later released. Upon contacting the owner it was revealed that the aircraft had five hours of fuel on departure from Baie -Comeau and had been airborne for two and half hours when the engine lost power. TSB file # A99A0086


CADORS Number 1999A0338
Occurrence Type Accident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 1999-06-21 - 21:50
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
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Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, Goose Bay, 103 NM WSW, North Labrador
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Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Ground collision

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Accident
Operator Private
Make  Silhouette image of CESSNA
Model 185
Year Built
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Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Amphibian
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number N185HC
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Unknown
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Collision on ground

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