Aircraft Incident/Accident Report


Labrador Canada
Tuesady, June 22, 1999

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NTSB Narrative Summary Released at Completion of Accident
On June 22, 1999, the National Transportation Safety Board received notification from the Canadian Government of a Cessna A185F, N185HC, that was report missing and subsequently recovered. On June 19, 1999, about 1630, the airplane was observed being fueled at the Baie Comeau Float Base, Minipi Lake, Labrador, Canada. The pilot was due to arrive at Goose Bay, Labrador, Canada, on June 20, 1999. The airplane was reported missing on June 21, 1999, and located by a search and rescue mission on June 22, 1999. The pilot was reported to be uninjured. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed at the time that the airplane was last seen. The accident is being investigated by the Transportation Safety Board of Canada.
NTSB Probable Cause Narrative
Not Yet Reported
Event Information
Type of EventAccident 
Event Date6/22/1999 
Event Day of the WeekTuesday 
Time of Event
Event Time Zone-- 
Event CityLABRADOR  
Event State-- 
Event CountryCANADA  
Zipcode of the event site  
Event Date Year1999 
Event Date Month
MidAir Collision IndicatorNo 
On Ground Collision occurred ?No 
Event Location Latitude  
Event Location Longitude  
Event Location Airport  
Event Location Nearest Airport ID  
Indicates whether the acc/inc occurred off or on an airportUnknown 
Distance from airport in statute miles-- 
Degrees magnetic from airport-- 
Airport Elevation-- 
Weather Briefing CompletenessUnknown 
Investigator's weather sourceWeather Observation Facility 
Time of the weather observation1700  
Direction of event from weather observation facility (degrees)
Weather Observation Facility IDCYY  
Elevation of weather observation facility
Distance of event from weather observation facility (units?)
Time Zone of the weather observation  
Lighting ConditionsNot Reported 
Lowest Ceiling Height
Lowest Non-Ceiling Height5000 
Sky/Lowest/Cloud ConditionsScattered 
Sky Condition for Lowest CeilingNone 
Visibility Runway Visual Range (Feet)
Visibility Runway Visual Value (Statute Miles)
Visibility (Statute Miles) 15 
Air Temperature at event time (in degrees celsius)23 
Dew Point at event time (in degress fahrenheit)
Wind Direction (degrees magnetic)270 
Variable Wind IndicatorUnknown 
Wind Speed (knots)
Wind Velocity Indicator Unknown 
Wind Gust IndicatorUnknown 
Wind Gust (knots) 19 
Altimeter Setting at event time (in. Hg) 30 
Density Altitude (feet)-- 
Intensity of PrecipitationUnknown 
METAR weather report -- 
Event Highest InjuryNone 
On Ground, Fatal Injuries
On Ground, Minor Injuries
On Ground, Serious Injuries
Injury Total Fatal-- 
Injury Total Minor-- 
Injury Total None
Injury Total Serious-- 
Injury Total All-- 
Investigating AgencyNTSB 
NTSB Docket Number (internal use)
NTSB Notification Source-- 
NTSB Notification DateJun 22 1999 12:00AM 
NTSB Notification Time623 
Fiche Number and/or location -used to find docket information  
Date of most recent change to recordJan 31 2003 12:56PM 
User who most recently changed recordNTSB\ZUZL  
Basic weather conditionsVisual Meteorological Cond 
FAA District Office-- 
Aircraft Involved
Aircraft #1
Aircraft Registration NumberN185HC 
NTSB NumberNYC99WA155  
Missing Aircraft Indicator
Federal Aviation Reg. PartPart 91: General Aviation 
Type of Flight Plan filedUnknown 
Flight plan Was Activated?-- 
DamageSubstantial 
Aircraft FireUnknown 
Aircraft ExplosionUnknown 
Aircraft Manufacturer's Full NameCessna  
Aircraft ModelA185F  
Aircraft Series IdentifierA185F  
Aircraft Serial Number  
Certified Max Gross Weight-- 
Aircraft CategoryAirplane 
Aircraft Registration ClassUnknown 
Aircraft is a homebuilt?No 
Flight Crew Seats-- 
Cabin Crew Seats-- 
Passenger Seats-- 
Total number of seats on the aircraft-- 
Number of Engines-- 
Fixed gear or retractable gearFixed 
Aircraft, Type of Last InspectionUnknown 
Date of Last Inspection-- 
Airframe hours since last inspection-- 
Airframe Hours-- 
ELT InstalledUnknown 
ELT ActivatedUnknown 
ELT Aided Location of Event SiteUnknown 
ELT Type-- 
Aircraft Owner Name  
Aircraft Owner Street Address  
Aircraft Owner City  
Aircraft Owner State  
Aircraft Owner Country  
Aircraft Owner Zipcode  
Operator is an individual?-- 
Operator Name-- 
Operator Same as Owner?No 
Operator Is Doing Business As-- 
Operator Address Same as Owner?No 
Operator Street AddressROUTE 4, P.O. BOX 89  
Operator CityJAY  
Operator StateME 
Operator Country  
Operator Zip code04239  
Operator Code  
Owner has at least one certificateNone 
Other Operator of large aircraft?No 
Certified for Part 133 or 137 OperationUnknown 
Operator Certificate Number-- 
Indicates whether an air carrier operation was scheduled or not-- 
Indicates Domestic or International Flight-- 
Operator carrying Pax/Cargo/Mail-- 
Type of Flying (Per_Bus / Primary)Personal 
Second Pilot on BoardUnknown 
Departure Point Same as EventNo 
Departure Airport CodeCSD6 
Departure CityBAIE COMEAU, QB 
Departure StateCD 
Departure Country  
Departure Time
Departure Time Zone  
Destination Same as Local Flt-- 
Destination Airport CodeCYYR 
Destination CityGOOSE BAY  
Destination StateCD 
Destination Country  
Specific Phase of FlightUnknown 
Report sent to ICAO?-- 
Evacuation occurred-- 
Date of most recent change to recordDec 30 2000 9:51PM 
User who most recently changed recorddbo  
Since inspection or accident-- 
Event Location Runway Number and Location0  
Runway Length-- 
Runway Width-- 
Sight Seeing flightNo 
Air Medical FlightNo 
Medical Flight--