Incident at Thompson, Manitoba


1996-10-28: The aircraft had been cleared for ILS DME approach to runway 05 at Thompson. The aircraft was observed breaking out of cloud approximately over the threshold of runway 23 at which point the pilot commenced a missed approach. The pilot advised FSS that he was experiencing navigational problems. The pilot then requested a NDB approach for 05. The aircraft was then observed breaking out of cloud approximately 1 1/2 - 2 NM south and parallel to the runway. The pilot requested to circle for a landing on 05. The aircraft crossed overhead the tower cap at a low altitude and landed on 05 at 1813Z. WX YTH SA 1800 B6 OVC 3S-F. Aircraft ceiling 1835 A3 OVC 3S-F. Navigational equipment at Thompson Airport reported normal.


CADORS Number 1996C0452
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 1996-10-28 - 18:13
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Manitoba, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, Thompson, Manitoba
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [non-powerplant]

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Make  Silhouette image of PIPER
Model  Silhouette image of PA31
Year Built
Engine Type
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number KEE201
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Approach
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Aircraft navigation/communication equipment

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