Incident at St. Paul, AB


1997-06-17: Upon returning to St. Paul after a VFR flight, the pilot put the a/c away in the hangar and forgot to close his flight plan. A search ensued involving the Lloydminster, Edmonton and Red Deer FSS's as well as several RCMP detachments. The search continued for over 5 hours until the pilot called at 0714Z saying he had forgotten to close his flight plan and apologizing. This is the third time in two months that this pilot has failed to close his flight plan, the other times being on May 9 and 27 of this year.


CADORS Number 1997C0358
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 1997-06-13 - 01:40
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Alberta, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, St. Paul, AB
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Unknown or undetermined

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration FWUX | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of CESSNA
Model 210A
Year Built
Engine Type Reciprocating
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
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Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Parked
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Missing aircraft

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