Incident at Baffin Island


1997-07-22: Enroute from Vancouver to England, pilot requested information on medical facilities at Iqaluit, which was obtained by phone from YFB FSS and passed to aircraft. Pilot advised a passenger suffered a stroke and a doctor was in attendance. AT 0525Z, pilot advised that ACA896 was directing to Keflavik due to medical emergency with ETA 0552Z and requested ambulance and paramedics meet the plane. Message sent to company offices in Toronto and England. Specialist coordinated with Iceland and ACC re request. Ops.Impact -- unknown.


CADORS Number 1995O0202
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By
Occurred At 1995-05-15 - 04:40
Day or Night? Night-time
Fatalities 0
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Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Ontario, Canada, North America, Ontario Region, Baffin Island
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TSB Class of Investigation
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Reported By
Categories Medical

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator AIR CANADA (5262)
Make  Silhouette image of BOEING
Model 747
Year Built
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Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number ACA896
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Unknown
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Medical emergency

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