Incident at ST. JOHN'S INTL NL (CYYT)

Summary

2001-01-22: SPR02 BE200 returning from Ice Patrol encountered turbulence on final approach to St. John´s. The Radar operator in back of the aircraft struck his head on some part of the aircraft. An ambulance was requested on arrival. Acft landed at 1705. Extent of injuries unknown. TSB case closed with more to follow.
2001-01-26: TSB Update: A01A0007: Speed Air 02 (C-GMWR), a Beech 200 returning to St. John´s after an ice patrol, encountered turbulence while on the glide path to runway 29 (2200´ MSL and seven miles back) causing the aircraft to lose about 200-250´. The radar operator, first Officer and Fisheries Officer all hit the aircraft ceiling. The radar operator struck his head heavily, the Fisheries Officer received a small cut from striking an air vent. The pilots requested that an ambulance meet the aircraft on arrival. The aircraft landed safely at 1435 NST. The radar operator was sent to hospital and then released after a couple of hours. The wind at the time was reported at 315/20-25 kts. On board, the wind was indicating 18-22 kts. The aircraft was reported to be in clear air at the time, and had not encountered any other turbulence on approach. TSB A00A0196, A98A0191, A91A0044, and A85A4048 refer to other occurrences of turbulence on approach at CYYT. Aviation Safety Advisory A990045-1 Obstacle Clearance Criteria - Precipitous Terrain also pertains.

Details


CADORS Number 2001A0045
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2001-01-20 - 17:00
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 2
Aerodrome ID CYYT
Aerodrome Name ST. JOHN'S INTL NL (CYYT)
Geographic Location Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, ST. JOHN'S INTL NL (CYYT)
TSB Occurrence Number A01A0007
TSB Class of Investigation Class 5
AOR Number 13691
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Turbulence encounter
Events



Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration GMWR | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner PROVINCIAL AIRLINES LIMITED
Operator PROVINCIAL AIRLINES LIMITED (2659) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of BEECH
BEECH
Model  Silhouette image of 200
200
Year Built 1975
Engine Type Turbo prop
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number SPR02
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Approach
Damage No Damage
Fatalities 0
Injuries 2
Events Crew incapacitation,Weather - clear air turbulence (CAT)/turbulence

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