Incident at TORONTO / LESTER B. PEARSON INTL ON (CYYZ)

Summary

1993-07-30: The Canada 3000 Airlines Limited Airbus A-320 aircraft (C-GVXA) encountered severe turbulence that lasted 15-20 seconds. There were no weather radar returns that would indicate any turbulence. The Purser reported to the Captain that two (2) injuries had occurred (a Flight Attendant and a five month pregnant woman). The Captain contacted the company and asked for immediate medical assistance on landing at Toronto (LBPIA) (CYYZ). The flight crew then declared a medical priority in order to expedite arrival at Toronto. TIME - 2115Z. ACTION - PAX TSB IKO-PIA.

Details


CADORS Number 1993O0465
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By
Occurred At 1993-07-30 - 21:15
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 2
Aerodrome ID CYYZ
Aerodrome Name TORONTO / LESTER B. PEARSON INTL ON (CYYZ)
Geographic Location Ontario, Canada, North America, Ontario Region, Toronto
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number
Reported By
Categories Turbulence encounter,Other,Medical
Events



Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration GVXA | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner
Operator CANADA 3000 AIRLINES LIMITED/ LIGNES AERIENNES CANADA 3000 LIMITEE (5687) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of AIRBUS
AIRBUS
Model A320 212
Year Built
Engine Type Turbo fan
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Unknown
Damage No Damage
Fatalities 0
Injuries 2
Events Medical emergency,Declared emergency/priority,Weather - clear air turbulence (CAT)/turbulence

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