Incident at 50 E of Yorkton, SK


1997-10-16: CDN 791 was enroute from Winnipeg to Edmonton with 6 crew and 88 passengers. When the a/c was about 50 miles east of Yorkton, it encountered moderate turbulence that was not forecast or evident on the weather charts. The Captain illuminated the "fasten seat belt" light and the flight attendants returned to their seats, however before they could get seated, two of them fell in the aisle. One of the attendants suffered a back inury. The flight continued on to Edmonton, and the injured attendant subsequently flew to her home base in Vancouver. There were no other injuries or damage to the a/c.


CADORS Number 1997C0721
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Occurred At 1997-10-12 - 17:01
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Saskatchewan, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, 50 E of Yorkton, SK
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number
Reported By Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Categories Turbulence encounter

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration GMCP | 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 1983
Engine Type Turbo fan
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number CDN 791
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Weather - clear air turbulence (CAT)/turbulence,Crew incapacitation

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