Accident at LAC DU BONNET (NORTH) MB (Water) (CJS9)
2003-05-22: C-GGON, a DHC-3 Otter on floats, was departing Winnipeg River near Lac du Bonnet when apparently an engine problem resulted in the a/c descending into terrain. The four occupants were rescued and have been taken to hospital, and one person reportedly has serious injuries. Two investigators from TSB Winnipeg are enroute to the accident site. System Safety Winnipeg will appoint a Minister's Observer to assist in the investigation.
2003-05-26: UPDATE TSB reported that the float-equipped De Havilland DHC-3 Otter, C-GGON, departed the float base at Lac Du Bonnet, MB, en route to George Lake. Shortly after takeoff, the engine (P & W R1340) lost power. The pilot made a force-landing in a wooded, marshy area. The four occupants suffered various injuries and were taken to hospital. The aircraft was destroyed. The cause of the power loss is not known.
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