Incident at Fredericton, NB


1997-06-26: FTVH departed Fredericton VFR to Sherbrooke 1730Z. Aircraft returned due weather approx 1900Z. Received Special VFR approval to land Fredericton. Pilot wasn't able to get into Fredericton and was told to leave the zone, maintain VFR and SVFR would be approved in 30 minutes (due to IFR traffic). A short break in traffic occurred and SVFR was approved for 10 minutes. Aircraft couldn't find the airport and advised was proceeding to Weyman Field. After exiting the zone, the aircraft observed another flight landing and advised he was returning to Fredericton. Moncton ACC advised that the SVFR time had expired and FTVH would have to wait outside the zone. Pilot declared an emergency and landed at 1938Z. An Air Canada flight had the approach clearance cancelled to accommodate the emergency and ATL440 may have been slightly delayed.


CADORS Number 1997A0306
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 1997-06-23 - 19:00
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
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Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location New Brunswick, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, Fredericton, NB
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TSB Class of Investigation
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Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Other

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner Private
Operator Private
Model AA 1A
Year Built
Engine Type Reciprocating
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Gear Type
Private No
Amateur Built No
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CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Declared emergency/priority,Weather - other

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