Incident at 45 NM SW of Lethbridge, AB


1999-02-23: AFR 083, an A340, was enroute from San Francisco to Paris and about 45 miles southwest of Lethbridge at FL 370 when the crew initiated an emergency descent because of severe turbulence. There were no conflicts with other a/c and the crew continued the flight to destination. OPI - System Safety


CADORS Number 1999C0128
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 1999-02-23 - 08:50
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Alberta, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, 45 NM SW of Lethbridge, AB
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Turbulence encounter

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 AIRBUS
Model A340 313
Year Built
Engine Type Turbo fan
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number AFR 083
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Weather - clear air turbulence (CAT)/turbulence

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