Incident at GRANDE PRAIRIE AB (CYQU)

Summary

2003-01-24: C-FPNG, a Cessna Caravan, was on an IFR flight from Dawson Creek to Edmonton and was 40 NM east of Grande Prairie (YQU) when the pilot advised the Edmonton ACC Controller that he was experiencing severe icing and was diverting to YQU. Priority service was provided and C-FPNG landed without incident at 2138Z. Three other aircraft were delayed.

Details


CADORS Number 2003C0100
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2003-01-23 - 21:30
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Injuries
Aerodrome ID CYQU
Aerodrome Name GRANDE PRAIRIE AB (CYQU)
Geographic Location Alberta, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, 40 NM E of Grande Prairie
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number 27189
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Other,Icing
Events



Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration FPNG | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner POINTS NORTH AIR SERVICES INC. (POINTS NORTH AIR)
Operator POINTS NORTH AIR (5496) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of CESSNA
CESSNA
Model 208B
Year Built 1998
Engine Type Turbo prop
Engine Make PRATT & WHITNEY
Engine Model  Silhouette image of PT6A-114A
PT6A-114A
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage No Damage
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Declared emergency/priority,Weather - icing,Diversion

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