Incident at over Baffin Island


1995-08-22: The plane was en-route to Vancouver when the crew called Baffin (HF) Radio to advise that they had a passenger suffering an apparent heart attack on board. A passenger doctor was attending to the patient but the crew requested information on available services at Iqaluit. At 1816Z, information on Iqualuit was passed to the crew (could handle a B747; fuel was available; etc.). At 1818Z, the pilot indicated that the passenger appeared to be stabilized and they would be proceeding to destination. Ops. impact -- unknown.


CADORS Number 1995O0417
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By
Occurred At 1995-08-22 - 18:08
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
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Geographic Location Northwest Territories, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, over Baffin Island
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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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Gear Type
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number ACA897
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CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Unknown
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Medical emergency

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