Incident at Calgary VOR 40 NM W, Alberta


1997-07-28: The Boeing 737 was at 17,000 feet, on radar vectors 40 NM W of Calgary VOR when the captain advised the Customer Service Director to ensure that the galleys were secured, as they were anticipating turbulence. The flight then encountered moderate turbulence, and two flight attendants fell to the galley floor. One sustained hip injuries, while the other sustained head injuries. Upon arrival at Calgary, the Customer Service Director suggested that both flight attendants go to the hospital for check ups. One attendant went to the hospital. A SIGMET had been issued re: the turbulence.


CADORS Number 1997C0080
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Occurred At 1997-01-30 - 04:40
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
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Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Alberta, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, Calgary VOR 40 NM W, Alberta
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TSB Class of Investigation
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Reported By Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Categories Turbulence encounter

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration GCPY | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of BOEING
Model 737 217
Year Built 1981
Engine Type Turbo fan
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Private No
Amateur Built No
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CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Weather - clear air turbulence (CAT)/turbulence

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