Incident at REGINA INTL SK (CYQR)

Summary

2003-01-31: An activated ELT signal was heard on 121.5 and 243.0 at Regina. After arriving on a flight from Edmonton, the pilot of TGO 984, a Beech King Air, reported that the ground crew may have accidently turned the ELT on before the flight left Edmonton. The pilot indicated that a decal on the ELT has instructions contrary to the operation of the ELT.
2003-02-03: UPDATE RCC TRENTON REPORTED THAT THEY WERE ADVISED BY EDMONTON ACC AND WINNIPEG ACC OF RECEIVING HIGH FLYER REPORTS OF AN ACTIVE ELT FROM EDMONTON, AB (C-FGXU'S DEPARTURE POINT) TO REGINA, SK (C-FGXU'S DESTINATION). LOW LEVEL AIRCRAFT AND GROUND STATIONS ALONG C-FGXU'S ROUTE ALSO REPORTED HEARING ELT ACTIVITY. REPORTS WERE CONTINUOUSLY RECEIVED UNTIL THE AIRCRAFT REACHED DESTINATION OF REGINA. IT WAS REPORTED THAT THE ELT HAD BEEN RECENTLY SERVICED. RCC CONDUCTED 3.5 HRS OF INTENSE INVESTIGATION BY JRCC/ACC'S/FSS'S AND INCLUDED THE UNNECESSARY LAUNCH OF A SAR CC-130 HERCULES AIRCRAFT, WHICH SEARCHED FOR 3+ HOURS.

Details


CADORS Number 2003C0141
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2003-01-30 - 21:09
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries
Aerodrome ID CYQR
Aerodrome Name REGINA INTL SK (CYQR)
Geographic Location Saskatchewan, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, Regina
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number 27315
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Other
Events



Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration FGXU | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner GOVERNMENT OF CANADA, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORT
Operator State
Make  Silhouette image of BEECH
BEECH
Model C90A
Year Built 1987
Engine Type Turbo prop
Engine Make PRATT & WHITNEY
Engine Model PT6A-21
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number TGO 984
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Landing
Damage No Damage
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events ELT

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