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