Incident at 80 NM SE of Winnipeg, MB


1997-11-19: CDN 976 was enroute from Calgary to Toronto and at FL 370 about 80 miles southeast of Winnipeg when the crew advised ATC that they would have to divert to Winnipeg because of a medical problem on board. It was reported that a passenger had experienced a psychological problem and had become hysterical to the point of being difficult for the cabin crew to control. The Captain requested priority handling and to have security meet the a/c. CDN 976 landed on Runway 31 at 1000Z and the passenger was forcibly removed from the a/c at the terminal. OPI - System Safety


CADORS Number 1997C0795
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 1997-11-19 - 09:35
Day or Night? Night-time
Fatalities 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Manitoba, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, 80 NM SE of Winnipeg, MB
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Other,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 DOUGLAS
Model MD 10 30F
Year Built
Engine Type Turbo fan
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number CDN 976
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Medical emergency,Declared emergency/priority

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