Accident at WRONG LAKE AIRPORT MB (CJG4)

Summary

2001-07-05: The Dehavilland DHC-3 Otter, with 9 people on board, was started up and was pushed away from the dock at Wrong Lake, MB. A gust of wind swung the aircraft around and the pilot applied engine power to try to compensate. The combined engine power and wind gust pushed the aircraft into some trees and onto some rocks. There were no injuries but the aircraft received substantial damage to the right float, right wing tip and propeller.

Details


CADORS Number 2001C0751
Occurrence Type Accident
Reported By Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Occurred At 2001-06-30 - 14:00
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID CJG4
Aerodrome Name WRONG LAKE AIRPORT MB (CJG4)
Geographic Location Manitoba, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, WRONG LAKE AIRPORT MB (CJG4)
TSB Occurrence Number A01C0141
TSB Class of Investigation Class 5
AOR Number
Reported By Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Categories Other,Collision with obstacle(s) during take-off or landing whilst airborne.,Abnormal runway contact
Events



Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration GCDX | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Accident
Owner ENTERLAKE AIR SERVICES LTD (SE
Operator SELKIRK AIR (339) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of DEHAVILLAND
DEHAVILLAND
Model DHC 3
Year Built 1958
Engine Type Reciprocating
Engine Make WSK PZL KALISZ
Engine Model ASZ-62IR-M18
Gear Type Sea
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Taxi
Damage Substantial
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Propeller/rotor strike,Collision with object,Weather - other

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