Incident at Fort Simpson Island, NT


1999-09-23: C-GGHU, a Cessna 206 with 3 people on board, was on approach to the airstrip at Fort Simpson Island when then engine failed and the pilot carried out a forced landing on a sand bar in the Mackenzie River. The a/c was not damaged. Initial reports indicate that the engine may have seized and suffered internal damage. OPI - System Safety


CADORS Number 1999C0813
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 1999-09-22 - 23:23
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Northwest Territories, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, Fort Simpson Island, NT
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 GGHU | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner SIMPSON AIR (1981) LTD
Operator Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of CESSNA
Model U206G
Year Built 1980
Engine Type Reciprocating
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Approach
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Forced landing,Engine failure

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