Accident at Oscar Lake, NT


1999-05-05: The pilot of C-FGIJ, a Cessna 140 on skis with one passenger, landed on the frozen surface of Oscar Lake after a VFR flight from Norman Wells and during the roll-out at slow speed, a ski apparently encountered a snow drift and the a/c nosed over onto its back. The occupants were able to exit the a/c uninjured. The ELT activated and the pilot transmitted a message to Norman Wells FSS on a hand-held radio. The pilot provided a statement to the local RCMP and more information may be available. OPI - System Safety


CADORS Number 1999C0324
Occurrence Type Accident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 1999-05-04 - 03:12
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Northwest Territories, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, Oscar Lake, NT
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories 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 Private
Make  Silhouette image of CESSNA
Model 140
Year Built 1948
Engine Type Reciprocating
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land & Ski
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Roll Out
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Overturn,Loss of control - on ground

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