Accident at FORT McMURRAY AB (Water) (CES7)


2001-09-07: C-GZDU, a Cessna 185 on floats, attempted to depart from the water base at Fort McMurray on a VFR flight to Saskatchewan, but the pilot determined he needed to reject the takeoff and the a/c ran up on a beach and flipped over. FSS had previously issued an airport advisory to the pilot and was awaiting a departure time. The pilot was not injured and the passenger was kept in hospital overnight for observation.


CADORS Number 2001C1149
Occurrence Type Accident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2001-09-07 - 00:10
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID CES7
Aerodrome Name FORT McMURRAY AB (Water) (CES7)
Geographic Location Alberta, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, Fort McMurray water aerodrome
TSB Occurrence Number A01W0234
TSB Class of Investigation Class 5
AOR Number 17586
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Loss of control - ground,Controlled flight into or toward terrain,Abrupt manoeuvre

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 A185F
Year Built 1978
Engine Type Reciprocating
Engine Model  Silhouette image of IO-520-D
Gear Type Sea
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Takeoff
Damage Substantial
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Collision with terrain,Overturn,Rejected take-off

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