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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 240299
Last updated: 9 February 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic C185 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna A185E Skywagon
Registration: C-FUGX
C/n / msn: 1850991
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location: Government Lake, ON -   Canada
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:Riviere de Milles Isles, Qc
Destination airport:Geraldton / Hutchison Lake Seaplane Base (CNE6), ON
A privately owned, float equipped Cessna A185E aircraft, with one soul on board, was on a VFR flight from Riviere de Milles Isles to the Geraldton / Hutchison Lake Seaplane Base (CNE6), Ontario. Upon arrival at CNE6 the pilot was advised that no fuel was available and as result flew to Government Lake, located 5 nautical miles west of the Hornepayne Municipal Airport (CYHN).
During the approach to Government Lake the engine failed (Continental IO-520) and the aircraft impacted trees approximately 200 feet prior to the shore line. The pilot was not injured but the aircraft was substantially damaged.




Photo of C-FUGX courtesy

Lac--la-Tortue - Seaplane (CSU7)
19 August 2006; (c) Pierre Langlois

Departure day

Revision history:

20-Aug-2020 16:00 harro Added
30-Dec-2020 18:44 Anon. Updated [Date, Departure airport, Photo]

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