Incident at Calgary, AB


1999-01-12: C-GABP, a DHC-8, was on approach to Runway 34 at Calgary with 32 people on board when the a/c encountered severe turbulence for about two seconds. There were no injuries and the a/c did not exceed maneuvering speed. The flight landed without further incident. Reported winds at the time were from 350 degrees at 24 gusting to 30 knots. OPI - System Safety


CADORS Number 1999C0028
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Occurred At 1999-01-12 - 01:36
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
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Geographic Location Alberta, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, Calgary, AB
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Reported By Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Categories Turbulence encounter

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration GABP | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of DEHAVILLAND
Model DHC 8 311
Year Built 1991
Engine Type Turbo prop
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Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
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Phase of Flight Approach
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Weather - clear air turbulence (CAT)/turbulence

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