Incident at 90 NM W of Yorkton, SK


1999-02-03: The aircraft departed Lloydminister on a VFR flight to Winnipeg and 94 nautical miles east of Yorkton, the pilot issued a Mayday on 121.5 advising that he was experiencing an engine failure. The pilot safely carried out a forced landing on Highway 16, 9 miles from Lanigan, SK. The pilot reported that the engine quit completely during the rollout phase. There was no damage to the aircraft and no injuries to the two souls on board. The aircraft was removed from the highway and further information will follow. OPI - Maintenance and Manufacturing UPDATE M. & M. reported that initial inspection of the engine revealed a cracked crankcase accompanied by a massive loss of oil. Maintenance suspects a connecting rod failure was the cause of the inflight power loss. The engine has not yet been disassembled to confirm the cause of the failure.


CADORS Number 1999C0058
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 1999-01-24 - 19:20
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Saskatchewan, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, 90 NM W of Yorkton, SK
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [powerplant],Other

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner Private
Operator Private
Make  Silhouette image of CESSNA
Model 177RG
Year Built 1976
Engine Type Reciprocating
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
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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