Incident at LA RONGE (BARBER FIELD) SK (CYVC)

Summary

2003-01-15: RCC Trenton received a SARSAT report of an activated ELT in the vicinity of La Ronge, SK. A military C-130 Hercules was dispatched from CFB Winnipeg and flew for 4.3 hours and local CASARA personnel in vehicles conducted a ground search for 6 hours before the ELT was located in a shop in downtown La Ronge. The ELT was in for repair and had been accidentally knocked off a shelf. The ELT belongs to C-GRXF, a Piper PA-22.

Details


CADORS Number 2003C0052
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By Search and Rescue
Occurred At 2003-01-06 - 22:40
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries
Aerodrome ID CYVC
Aerodrome Name LA RONGE (BARBER FIELD) SK (CYVC)
Geographic Location Saskatchewan, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, La Ronge
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number
Reported By Search and Rescue
Categories Other
Events



Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner Private
Operator Private
Make  Silhouette image of PIPER
PIPER
Model PA22 160
Year Built 1958
Engine Type Reciprocating
Engine Make  Silhouette image of AVCO LYCOMING
AVCO LYCOMING
Engine Model O-320-B2A
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Parked
Damage No Damage
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events ELT

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