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
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
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.
NO OTHER INJURIES TO EITHER THE CREW
OR PATIENT. THE CREW
DID ADVISE THE NURSE OF IMPENDING TURBULENCE.