Accident at SASKATOON / JOHN G. DIEFENBAKER INTL SK (CYXE)
2005-02-23: UPDATE TSB reported that the Cessna 172RG, registration C-GZRG took off from the Saskatoon airport. During the intial climb the engine (Lycoming 0-360) began to run rough. The pilot applied carburetor heat and the engine then lost all power. The aircraft was landed within city limits on a snowmobile trail in the CN rail yard. The landing gear did not have time enough to fully extend. The pilot and one passenger were not injured and the aircraft sustained substantial damage. The pilot advised that there was a large oil slick on the side of the aircraft's cowling.
2005-02-22: C-GZRG, a Cessna 172RG, departed Saskatoon on a VFR flight to Regina and shortly after takeoff, the engine began to run rough. The pilot applied carb heat, but the engine subsequently quit. The pilot force-landed the a/c on a skidoo trail near the CN Rail yard 5 NM southwest of the airport. The landing gear was only partially extended when the a/c touched down. The two occupants were not injured, but the a/c received damage to the belly, landing gear, horizontal stabilizer and one wing. After exiting the a/c, the pilot observed an oil slick on the side of the fuselage. TSB was notified.
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