Accident at Nanook Camp (Aerodrome - runway or taxiway surface condition)


2003-05-14: The Cessna 208B Caravan with 5 people on board, registration C-FSKX, was en route to Nanook Camp from Churchill MB. The camp is a hunting camp east of York Factory on the south coast of Hudson Bay. It was reported that a visual inspection of the unmaintained airstrip at the camp was conducted prior to landing. Shortly after touchdown, the nosewheel broke through the soft surface of the runway and was torn away from the aircraft fuselage. The aircraft then pitched forward on its nose causing damage to the propeller and nose section. Company operational personnel will co-ordinate a repair and ferry flight from the occurrence site. There were no injuries.


CADORS Number 2003C0580
Occurrence Type Accident
Reported By Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Occurred At 2003-05-13 - 22:30
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Manitoba, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, Nanook Camp
TSB Occurrence Number A03C0111
TSB Class of Investigation Class 5
AOR Number
Reported By Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [non-powerplant],Aerodrome,Abnormal runway contact
Events Aerodrome - runway or taxiway surface condition

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration FSKX | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Accident
Operator SKYWARD AVIATION (10868) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of CESSNA
Model 208B
Year Built 1998
Engine Type Turbo prop
Engine Model  Silhouette image of PT6A-114A
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Landing
Damage Substantial
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Landing gear,Propeller/rotor strike

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