Accident Cessna A185F C-GSDJ, Wednesday 3 January 2007
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Date:Wednesday 3 January 2007
Time:17:45 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic C185 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Cessna A185F
Owner/operator:ARCTIC SUNWEST
Registration: C-GSDJ
MSN: 18504212
Year of manufacture:1981
Engine model:Teledyne Continental IO-520-D
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Vicinity of Yellowknife (CYZF) at 6210N/11235W, Northwest Territories -   Canada
Phase: En route
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: TSB
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
C-GSDJ, a Cessna 185 with a pilot and three passengers, departed Yellowknife at 1711z (1011 local) for a round trip flight on a company note to Blatchford Lake Lodge 6210N/11240W (approximately 53 DME/YZF 087). The pilot called the company at 1745z (34 minutes after takeoff) indicating that he had to land due to weather, but it is unclear if this call came before or after the pilot attempted to land.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: TSB
Report number: A07W0003
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 11 months
Download report: Final report



Revision history:

27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
29-Aug-2012 04:41 Anon. Updated [Cn]

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