Incident at WABUSH NL (CYWK)


1996-06-09: At 1313z the Bell 206 departed Wabush and proceeded southbound climbing to an estimated 3000 feet AGL. The aircraft continued west for 4-5nm then turned east and crossed just north of the airport at 1300z. A flight note filed with St.John's FSS indicated the helicopter proposed to land in Churchill at 1030z. The attempt to contact C-GETF on 122.0, 126.7, 121.5, and 5680 yielded no reply. TSB no involvement.


CADORS Number 1996A0617
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By
Occurred At 1996-06-09 - 13:13
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Aerodrome ID CYWK
Aerodrome Name WABUSH NL (CYWK)
Geographic Location Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, Wabush Airport.
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number
Reported By
Categories ATM/CNS

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Helicopter
 Silhouette image of Helicopter
Canadian Registration GETF | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of BELL
Model 206
Year Built
Engine Type
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 Controlled airspace - unauthorized entry

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