Accident at 24 mn. E La Grande, QUE


1997-08-05: The La Grande FSS reported a ELT signal on 243 Mhz. The control center in Montreal asked RRR9494, a seaplane that was flying over La Grande, if it heard the ELT signal. The RRR9494 pilot confirmed the collision between 2 Tornados and observed a parachute. Also, the pilot indicated that one if the two planes asked to be sent to the closest airport. Aircraft, RRR9687, was athorized to approach La Grande where he landed at 2300Z. The runway was closed for indeterminate period of time due to fuel contamination during landing. The two crew members of RR9688 were found by SAR.


CADORS Number 1994Q0426
Occurrence Type Accident
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Occurred At 1994-08-01 - 22:30
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
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Geographic Location Quebec, Canada, North America, Quebec Region, 24 mn. E La Grande, QUE
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Categories Airprox/TCAS alert/loss of separation/(near) midair collisions

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
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Canadian Registration
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Occurrence Type Accident
Operator ROYAL AIR FORCE State
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Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number RRR9687
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Phase of Flight Unknown
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Collision midair

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