Incident at TORONTO / LESTER B. PEARSON INTL ON (CYYZ)

Summary

1997-07-28: Approximately 35 minutes from Toronto, a flight attendant experienced disabling pain in the head. The flight crew declared a medical emergency and landed uneventfully. Medical personnel identified the problem as a blockage of the Eustachian tubes which was caused by an ear infection which the flight attendant was unaware of. Ops. Impact -- unknown.

Details


CADORS Number 1997O0036
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Occurred At 1997-01-14 - 14:35
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries
Aerodrome ID CYYZ
Aerodrome Name TORONTO / LESTER B. PEARSON INTL ON (CYYZ)
Geographic Location Ontario, Canada, North America, Ontario Region, TORONTO / LESTER B. PEARSON INTL ON (CYYZ)
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number
Reported By Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Categories Medical
Events



Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration FTMM | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner AIR CANADA
Operator Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of DOUGLAS
DOUGLAS
Model DC9 32
Year Built 1974
Engine Type Turbo jet
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number ACA752
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Descent
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Declared emergency/priority,Crew incapacitation

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