Incident at 30 W Whitecourt, Alberta


1996-12-04: C-FWPN was on an IFR medevac flight from Grande Prairie, Alberta to Edmonton City Centre at 17,000 feet when the co-pilot cockpit window blew out. The aircraft decompressed and the pilot initiated a rapid descent. The aircraft landed at Fox Creek, Alberta without incident at 1807Z. The two pilots, two patients and two paramedics on board suffered no injuries. The window had been replaced in accordance with a Service Bulletin issued. The company shall be submitting an SDR.


CADORS Number 1996C0528
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 1996-12-04 - 15:55
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
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Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Alberta, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, 30 W Whitecourt, Alberta
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TSB Class of Investigation
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Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [non-powerplant]

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration FWPN | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of BEECH
Model  Silhouette image of 100
Year Built 1970
Engine Type Turbo prop
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Engine Model
Gear Type
Private No
Amateur Built No
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Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Airframe failure,Decompression/pressurization

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