Accident at Davis Lake (Aerodrome - runway or taxiway surface condition)


2001-04-02: At 1913Z, RCC Trenton called La Ronge (YVC) FSS with an ELT hit in the vicinity of McLennan Lake. Two aircraft were known to be possibly in that area, one of which was C-FRPV, a Taylorcraft BC-12. C-FCJM, a Cessna 185, was enroute from YVC northwestbound on a commercial flight and the pilot diverted east to investigate. He detected the ELT, established radio contact and located C-FRPV on the ground near Davis Lake. The pilot of C-GCJM landed and retrieved the pilot. The ELT was confirmed turned off and the pilot was not injured. C-GJCM landed at YVC with pilot of C-FRPV at 2104Z. The pilot of C-FRPV informed FSS that in the course of landing at Davis Lake, the skis broke through the snow crust, causing the aircraft to nose over and come to rest in inverted position. There is damage to the gear axles, propeller and vertical fin.


CADORS Number 2001C0309
Occurrence Type Accident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2001-03-31 - 19:13
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Saskatchewan, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, Davis Lake
TSB Occurrence Number A01C0047
TSB Class of Investigation Class 5
AOR Number 14614
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Loss of control - ground,Aerodrome,Abnormal runway contact
Events Aerodrome - runway or taxiway surface condition

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration FRPV | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Accident
Operator Private
Model BC12D
Year Built 1946
Engine Type Reciprocating
Engine Model A-65-8F
Gear Type Land & Ski
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Landing
Damage Substantial
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Propeller/rotor strike,Nose over

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