Incident at Vicinity Halifax, N.S.


1997-03-20: Enroute from Bangor, Me. to St. John's, Nfld. the pilot encountered severe turbulence north of Halifax, N.S.. The aircraft descended from 7000 feet to 1800 feet and reported severe turbulence in CB activity. The aircraft landed safely at 0057. There were no sigmets available at the time of the incident. No weather radar available. No TSB involvement.


CADORS Number 1995A0613
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By
Occurred At 1995-06-20 - 00:40
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
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Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Nova Scotia, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, Vicinity Halifax, N.S.
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Reported By
Categories Turbulence encounter

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration
Occurrence Type Incident
Make  Silhouette image of PIPER
Model PA 28
Year Built
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Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number N4377F
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Unknown
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Weather - clear air turbulence (CAT)/turbulence

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