Incident at 60 NM E Edmonton Int'l, Alberta


1996-12-11: While in cruise flight at FL310, 60 NM E of Edmonton International Airport, the crew experienced clear air turbulence. The crew conducted a rapid descent with speed brake out to FL220. A normal descent and landing was carried out. Visual inspection of the Fokker F-28 did not detect any damage.


CADORS Number 1996C0551
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Occurred At 1996-12-09 - 02:15
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Alberta, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, 60 NM E Edmonton Int'l, Alberta
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number
Reported By Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Categories Turbulence encounter

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration FTAS | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of FOKKER
Model F28 MK1000
Year Built 1975
Engine Type Turbo fan
Engine Make
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 Weather - clear air turbulence (CAT)/turbulence

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