Incident at Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

Summary

1997-03-25: The aircraft was enroute Yorkton from Saskatoon on a routine charter flight when the pilot reported a cracked windscreen when the aircraft reached FL230 65 miles east of Saskatoon. The pilot then decided to return to Saskatoon where an uneventful landing was accomplished. There were no other flights inconvenienced. UPDATE: Maintenance found that the middle layer of the windscreen had cracked into pieces of an average size of about one inch. Windshield heat was in use when windshield cracked. Company is submitting an SDR.

Details


CADORS Number 1997C0161
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA, Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Occurred At 1997-03-21 - 03:26
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Injuries
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Saskatchewan, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number
Reported By NAV CANADA, Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [non-powerplant]
Events



Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration FPQQ | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner WEST WIND AVIATION INC
Operator Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of BEECH
BEECH
Model  Silhouette image of B200
B200
Year Built 1988
Engine Type Turbo prop
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Airframe failure

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