Accident at GARDEN RIVER AB (CFU4)


2003-06-27: UPDATE Maintenance and Manufacturing reported that the company maintenance department has retrieved the aircraft and completed a preliminary investigation. There was sufficient fuel in the tanks, no signs of contamination, all fuel and vent lines were checked for blockage, leaks and security. The engine was started and ran normally. So far, the reason for the engine failure is still unknown and the investigation is continuing.
2003-06-13: An Airborne Energy Solutions Cessna 206U, C-FVGV, was flying in the vicinity of Garden River, AB when the engine failed (Teledyne Continental IO-520-F). Attempts to restart the engine were unsuccessful and a forced landing was executed onto a sand bar in the river. The aircraft nosed over onto it's back after touchdown. The pilot and passenger escaped without injury. The cause of the engine failure is unknown.


CADORS Number 2003C0743
Occurrence Type Accident
Reported By Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Occurred At 2003-06-09 - 23:59
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID CFU4
Aerodrome Name GARDEN RIVER AB (CFU4)
Geographic Location Alberta, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, Vicinity of Garden River
TSB Occurrence Number A03W0112
TSB Class of Investigation Class 5
AOR Number
Reported By Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [powerplant],Other,Loss of control - ground

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration FVGV | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Accident
Operator AIRBORNE ENERGY SOLUTIONS LTD. (4136) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of CESSNA
Model U206G
Year Built 1978
Engine Type Reciprocating
Engine Model IO-520-F
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage Substantial
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Forced landing,Nose over,Engine failure

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