Incident at 50 NM S of Winnipeg, MB


1999-01-22: CMM 343, an A320, was enroute from Toronto to Vancouver and about 50 miles south of Winnipeg (YWG) when the crew reported a medical emergency on board. The crew advised they were diverting to YWG and requested that an ambulance meet the a/c. The flight landed at YWG at 1445Z. OPI - System Safety UPDATE TSB reported that a Flight Attendant who was positioning to Vancouver as a passenger aboard the A320, was having difficulty breathing. The crew declared a medical emergency and diverted to Winnipeg. Initial indications are that the passenger was suffering from pneumonia.


CADORS Number 1999C0050
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 1999-01-21 - 14:35
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Manitoba, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, 50 NM S of Winnipeg, MB
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number
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
Owner CANADA 3000
Operator Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of AIRBUS
Model  Silhouette image of A320 211
A320 211
Year Built
Engine Type Turbo fan
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number CMM 343
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Medical emergency

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