Incident at Vicinity of Unity, Saskatchewan


1996-12-13: The helicopter was enroute from Cold Lake, direct Lloydminster direct Kindersley direct Swift Current IFR at 7000 feet. The aircraft was observed to squawk code 7700 by the Prince Albert Sector radar controller. The flight was tagged on the radar display but was not identified and there was no communication with Winnipeg ACC or any FSS in the area. Rescue Coordination Centre was advised. A few minutes later RCC notified Winnipeg ACC that the aircraft was a HB41 and had forced landed in a farmer's field. There was no damage and no injuries to either the occupants or the aircraft. The pilot had relayed this information to Cold Lake Military via an over flying flight. The Canadian Military are investigating this occurrence. TSB not advised.


CADORS Number 1996C0558
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 1996-12-12 - 20:06
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Saskatchewan, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, Vicinity of Unity, Saskatchewan
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TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Other

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Helicopter
 Silhouette image of Helicopter
Canadian Registration
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Make  Silhouette image of BELL
Model 412
Year Built
Engine Type
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number JESTER 92
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Forced landing

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