December 5, 1994

Incident at PENTICTON

Shortly after take-off, the pilot called to advise smoke in the cabin. Following an emergency landing, 41 persons evacuated onto Rwy 34 which was closed for 20 minutes. Investigation indicated an electric wheelchair in the baggage area had fallen over spilling battery acid.Air1: ABL678Air2: DHC-8Air3: AIR B.C.Occurrence: AIRCRAFT INCIDENTClass: GGCategory: 210 230

September 9, 1994

Incident at Castlegar

Aircraft unable to maintain 14000ft in controlled airspace due to icing. Had to descend to 10300ft. Delays caused to departures of TAF1122 and ABL678 from Castlegar.