Incident at T. C . Highway approx 3 kilometers west of Port aux Basques


2005-10-07: C-FCIC, Cessna 182P enroute from St. John?s (CYYT) to Halifax (CYHZ) conducted an emergency landing on the highway due to weather. There were no vehicles on the highway at the time of the landing. The aircraft was escorted by the RCMP to Port aux Basques. TSB Case Closed.
2005-10-11: TSB Update: A Cessna 182, C-FCIC, was on a VFR pleasure flight from St. John's NL to Halifax, NS. The flight progressed normally until approaching the shoreline near Sydney, NS, where the pilot encountered a dense fog bank. The pilot decided to divert to Stephenville, NL. The cloud base lowered as the flight progressed. After crossing the shoreline near Port aux Basque the pilot conducted an uneventful precautionary landing on the Trans Canada Highway (TCH) approximately 1 NM outside the town of Port aux Basque. RCMP officers met with the pilot and escorted the aircraft to the RCMP station house parking lot via the TCH.


CADORS Number 2005A0700
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2005-10-06 - 19:30
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, T. C . Highway approx 3 kilometers west of Port aux Basques
TSB Occurrence Number A05A0136
TSB Class of Investigation Class 5
AOR Number 61560-V2
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Other

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 182P
Year Built 1976
Engine Type Reciprocating
Engine Model O-470-S
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage No Damage
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Weather - other,Forced landing

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