Incident at Regina, Saskatchewan


1996-05-10: The wheel equipped Cessna 172 was on a night VFR cross country flight from Calgary (Spring Bank) to Grand Forks, ND with a planned fuel stop in Regina. The pilot who held a private licence deparated Regina SVFR, moments after take off the aircraft entered cloud. The pilot then climbed above cloud and reported that the aircraft had picked up 1/4" of rime ice. Rather than return to Regina the pilot with assistance from ATC and an IFR overflying aircraft, diverted to Rosetown, SK where VFR weather was encountered and an uneventful landing was accomplished. 0700Z WX at Regina was 5 OVC. VIS.5 - 9 - 11, 130/4 3016 stratus 10/10. 0800Z WX at Regina AC 4 OVC. VIS. 5 fog, 9-110 0 3016 stratus 10/10. Senior staff at Mount Royal College are reviewing the incident.


CADORS Number 1995C0022
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By
Occurred At 1995-01-21 - 07:44
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
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Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Saskatchewan, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, Regina, Saskatchewan
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Reported By
Categories Wind shear or thunderstorm,ATM/CNS

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration GMKI | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator MOUNT ROYAL COLLEGE Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of CESSNA
Model 172P
Year Built 1981
Engine Type Reciprocating
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Private No
Amateur Built No
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CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Navigation assistance,Weather - precipitation

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