Accident at SASKATOON / JOHN G. DIEFENBAKER INTL SK (CYXE)

Summary

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.

Details


CADORS Number 2005C0403
Occurrence Type Accident
Reported By Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Occurred At 2005-02-22 - 15:15
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID CYXE
Aerodrome Name SASKATOON / JOHN G. DIEFENBAKER INTL SK (CYXE)
Geographic Location Saskatchewan, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, Saskatoon
TSB Occurrence Number A05C0029
TSB Class of Investigation Class 5
AOR Number 53806-V1
Reported By Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [powerplant],Other
Events



Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration GZRG | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Accident
Owner LOCKHART AVIATION SERVICE INC.
Operator Private
Make  Silhouette image of CESSNA
CESSNA
Model 172RG
Year Built 1980
Engine Type Reciprocating
Engine Make  Silhouette image of AVCO LYCOMING
AVCO LYCOMING
Engine Model O-360-F1A6
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Climb
Damage Substantial
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Forced landing,Engine failure

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