Incident at FORT SIMPSON NT (CYFS)

Summary

2003-02-03: FAB 151, an ATR 42, departed Fort Simpson for Yellowknife without SVFR authorization when weather was below VFR limits. The 2200Z weather reported 2 sm -sn ovc 025. The 2300Z wx reported 2sm -sn ovc 030. The crew did not receive their IFR clearance from Yellowknife FSS until at 7,500 feet.

Details


CADORS Number 2003C0149
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2003-01-31 - 23:02
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries
Aerodrome ID CYFS
Aerodrome Name FORT SIMPSON NT (CYFS)
Geographic Location Northwest Territories, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, Fort Simpson
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number 27345
Reported By NAV CANADA
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 BRADLEY AIR SERVICES LIMITED - FIRST AIR
Operator FIRST AIR (107) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of AEROSPATIALE
AEROSPATIALE
Model ATR 42 300
Year Built
Engine Type Turbo prop
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number FAB 151
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Takeoff
Damage No Damage
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Weather - visibility,Alleged Canadian Aviation Regulations (CARs) infraction

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