Incident at COMOX


1996-03-04: C-FVDM was VFR from Port Hardy to Powell River. At 2250Z the pilot advised he was approaching the Campbell River spit and the ceiling was 200-300 ft visibility 1/2 mile in snow, and requested weather for Powell River. Due to the poor weather in the Campbell River area, the pilot was switched to Comox terminal for radar vectors. The aircraft landed safely at the Comox Airport.


CADORS Number 1996P0101
Occurrence Type Incident
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Occurred At 1996-03-04 - 22:50
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Fatalities 0
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Geographic Location British Columbia, Canada, North America, Pacific Region, COMOX
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Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
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Canadian Registration FVDM | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
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Occurrence Type Incident
Operator SUNSHINE COAST AIR SERVICES LTD. (4694) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of PIPER
Model PA32
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Private No
Amateur Built No
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Phase of Flight Unknown
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Weather - visibility

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