Incident at Winnipeg, MB


1997-10-20: KLM 601 was enroute from Los Angeles to Amsterdam and being handled by Winnipeg ACC, when the Captain advised ACC of a medical emergency on board. The crew requested priority and clearance to divert to Winnipeg where the a/c landed at 1735Z. It was reported that a male passenger had suffered a heart attack.


CADORS Number 1997C0728
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 1997-10-18 - 16:48
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
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Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Manitoba, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, Winnipeg, MB
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TSB Class of Investigation
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Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Medical

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of BOEING
Model 747
Year Built
Engine Type Turbo fan
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Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number KLM 601
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Medical emergency

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