Incident at Enroute Calgary to Medicine Hat, AB


1999-08-16: The aircraft, enroute IFR from Calgary to Medicine Hat was struck by one or two lightning strikes on the right propeller spinner. Lightning exited the trailing edge of the propeller blade onto the aircraft nose, over the windshield and exited on the top of the tail. Damage to aircraft - right propeller warped, right engine to be replaced, small hole at tope of tail with one rivet missing and several rivets with heat discoloration. OPI: System Safety


CADORS Number 1999C0665
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 1999-08-08 - 19:05
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Alberta, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, Enroute Calgary to Medicine Hat, AB
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TSB Class of Investigation
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Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [non-powerplant],Other

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration FZYB | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator ALBERTA CITYLINK Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of BRITISH AEROSPACE
Model 3212
Year Built 1989
Engine Type Turbo prop
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
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Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Flight control systems (ailerons, rudder, rotors, flaps, main, tail),Weather - other

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