Incident at La Ronge, Saskatchewan


1996-03-19: The pilot and owner of C-FTAT, a PA28 declared an emergency with La Ronge FSS while the aircraft was enroute La Ronge VFR from Pine House, Saskatchewan. The pilot stated that because of poor weather he had become lost or was unsure of his position. FSS personnel provided VHF-DF steers which allowed the pilot to locate himself and continue to destination without further difficulties. A normal landing at La Ronge was accomplished. The pilot expressed a great deal of thanks and adoration for the VHF-DF capabilities.


CADORS Number 1995C0342
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By
Occurred At 1995-09-15 - 14:30
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
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Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Saskatchewan, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, La Ronge, Saskatchewan
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TSB Class of Investigation
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Reported By
Categories Other,ATM/CNS

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner Private
Operator Private
Make  Silhouette image of PIPER
Model PA28 181
Year Built 1976
Engine Type Reciprocating
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type
Private No
Amateur Built No
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Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Unknown
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Weather - visibility,Navigation assistance

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