Incident at 40 NM N of Winnipeg, MB

Summary

1999-07-27: Information was received from the pilot of SGK 611, a Beech King Air inbound to Winnipeg from St. Theresa Point, indicating that an attendant on board this flight had been injured when the aircraft encountered severe turbulence approximately 30-40 miles north of Winnipeg. The flight landed safely at 1510Z. OPI - System Safety UPDATE TSB reported that SKYWARD 611, A BEECH 200 MEDEVAC WITH A PATIENT AND NURSE ON BOARD, WAS ENROUTE TO WINNIPEG FROM ISLAND LAKE WHEN IT ENCOUNTERED SOME TURBULENCE AT APPROXIMATELY 10,000 FT., WITH THE SECOND ENCOUNTER BEING QUITE SEVERE. THE NURSE WAS ATTENDING TO THE PATIENT AT THE TIME AND WAS NOT STRAPPED IN, AND AS A RESULT WAS THROWN AGAINST THE ROOF AND DOOR. THE AIRCRAFT THEN LANDED WITHOUT FURTHER INCIDENT. THE NURSE WAS EXAMINED BY A DOCTOR WHO CONCLUDED SHE RECEIVED A MINOR INJURY TO HER LOWER BACK. THERE WERE NO OTHER INJURIES TO EITHER THE CREW OR PATIENT. THE CREW DID ADVISE THE NURSE OF IMPENDING TURBULENCE.

Details


CADORS Number 1999C0620
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By
Occurred At 1999-07-25 - 15:00
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Manitoba, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, 40 NM N of Winnipeg, MB
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TSB Class of Investigation
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Reported By
Categories Turbulence encounter
Events



Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration FCGL | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner SKYWARD AVIATION LTD
Operator Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of BEECH
BEECH
Model  Silhouette image of 200
200
Year Built 1976
Engine Type Turbo prop
Engine Make P & W.C. PT6 TURBO PROP
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number SGK 611
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Crew incapacitation,Weather - clear air turbulence (CAT)/turbulence

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