Incident at GODS RIVER MB (CZGI)


2003-08-20: At approximately 1600Z when on a fire patrol, the pilot of C-FMAU, a DHC-3 Otter, relayed through another aircraft that he had experienced an engine failure and had landed safely at Pine Rapids. There was no reported damage to the aircraft.
2003-08-22: UPDATE The float-equipped DeHavilland DHC-3, registration C-FMAU was on forest fire patrol. While in flight, the engine (P & W R-1340) lost power and the aircraft force-landed safely at Pine Rapids, Manitoba. The pilot made a distress call which was picked up by a passing aircraft and relayed to air traffic control. The operator advised that the engine sustained a failure of the #2 cylinder.


CADORS Number 2003C1181
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2003-08-18 - 16:00
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID CZGI
Aerodrome Name GODS RIVER MB (CZGI)
Geographic Location Manitoba, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, 27 NM NE of Gods River (Pine Rapids)
TSB Occurrence Number A03C0219
TSB Class of Investigation Class 5
AOR Number 31707
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [powerplant],Other

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration FMAU | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator State
Make  Silhouette image of DEHAVILLAND
Model DHC 3
Year Built 1956
Engine Type Reciprocating
Engine Model R-1340-S3H1-G
Gear Type Sea
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage No Damage
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Engine failure,Forced landing

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