Incident at Vicinity of Niche, North Dakota


2003-08-26: The pilot of C-FGRD, a Cessna 170, was on a VFR flight to Altoona, MB when he became lost in dusk light conditions. He elected to make a precautionary landing in a field, which happened to be in the vicinity of Neche, North Dakota. There were no injuries and the pilot reported minor damage to the a/c.


CADORS Number 2003C1217
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
Occurred At 2003-08-20 - 01:30
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location the United States of America, North America, National Capital Region (NCR), Vicinity of Niche, North Dakota
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number
Reported By Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
Categories Navigation Errors

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner Private
Operator Private
Make  Silhouette image of CESSNA
Model 170A
Year Built 1949
Engine Type Reciprocating
Engine Model O-300-A
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Landing
Damage Minor
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Navigation error,Precautionary landing

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