Incident at near Wabush, Nfld.


1997-03-20: COF 922 was cleared from Sept-Iles to Schefferville, IFR , at 7000 feet. The flight entered Moncton airspace at 5200 feet.The pilot reported having to descend due to rime icing and safety considerations. The pilot also reported unable to contact ATC to request descent clearance.


CADORS Number 1995A0927
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By
Occurred At 1995-09-26 - 01:00
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
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Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, near Wabush, Nfld.
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Reported By
Categories Wind shear or thunderstorm,System/component failure or malfunction [non-powerplant]

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
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Canadian Registration
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator CONFORTAIR INC. (6586)
Make  Silhouette image of PIPER
Model PA23
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Private No
Amateur Built No
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Phase of Flight Unknown
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Weather - precipitation,Aircraft navigation/communication equipment

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