ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 48619
Last updated: 7 December 2013
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Narrative:A Swedish and a Danish pilot were ferrying the Cessna from Canada to Sweden. On their way to Iqaluit one engine stopped and they also had problems with the other one. A "Mayday" was sent.
|Type:||Cessna 337B Skymaster|
|C/n / msn:|| 337-0533|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2|
|Airplane damage:|| Unknown|
|Phase:|| En route|
|Departure airport:||Baffin Island|
Contact was lost approx 200km south of Baffin Island. A SAR-operation was initiated and kept on going through the night without any results. The temp was approx -20C. The next day a fishing vessel observed two men walking on the ice. A helicopter was sent to pick the men up. The were cold but they were wearing survival suites. Therefore they managed the night.
The airplane received a temporary Swedish registration, SE-MBT (ex N5433S).
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