Accident at J.A. DOUGLAS MCCURDY SYDNEY AIRPORT

Summary

2010-08-11: UPDATE CACO: The Joint Rescue Coordination Centre (JRCC) suspended the search for C-GENG as of August 7, 2010 19:00Z. The aircraft was not found and is believed to have crashed in the Atlantic Ocean at the approximate coordinates of 46 18 North, 059 56 West. The case has been handed over to the Sydney RCMP as a missing persons case.
2010-08-11: UPDATE TSB: A10A0085: The Cessna 414A,(Registration C-GENG) was on approach to Sydney when it was lost from Radar coverage at 2337 ADT. The aircraft and its two occupants have not been located.
2010-08-06: C-GENG, Cessna 414A, enroute from Toronto/Buttonville (CYKZ) to Sydney (CYQY), was on approach at Sydney and descended below radar coverage approximately seven miles northeast of the airport and there was no further communication with the Area Control Centre (ACC) and the Flight Service Station (FSS). The Rescue Coordination Centre (RCC) is conducting a search for the aircraft. One aircraft departure was held and one aircraft was diverted.

Details


CADORS Number 2010A0783
Occurrence Type Accident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2010-08-06 - 02:37
Day or Night? Night-time
Fatalities 2
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID CYQY
Aerodrome Name J.A. DOUGLAS MCCURDY SYDNEY AIRPORT
Geographic Location Nova Scotia, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, Sydney (CYQY)
TSB Occurrence Number A10A0085
TSB Class of Investigation Class 3
AOR Number 122627-V1
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Loss of control - inflight
Events



Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration GENG | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Accident
Owner Neill & Gunter Limited
Operator Private
Make  Silhouette image of CESSNA
CESSNA
Model 414A
Year Built 1979
Engine Type Reciprocating
Engine Make TELEDYNE CONTINENTAL
Engine Model TSIO-520-NB
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Approach
Damage Destroyed
Fatalities 2
Injuries 0
Events Collision with terrain

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