Incident at FORT SMITH NT (CYSM)


2003-05-01: The crew of MEDEVAC AT 503#, a Beech King Air 200, was provided a clearance from Fort Smith (YSM) to City Centre Airport (YXD) with a restriction to cross 15 DME at 4,000 feet ASL or below. PLR 970, a Beech King Air 90, was inbound to YSM with descent clearance to 5,000 feet ASL. Neither the Yellowknife FSS or the crew of AT 503 could contact PLR 790 to determine the aircraft's position. FSS contacted the CARS O/C at Fort Smith, who indicated that PLR 790 was on final approach. AT 503's clearance was cancelled until PLR 790 landed at 2151Z. The pilot of PLR 790 indicated that he forgot to cancel the IFR. YSM METAR 2100Z 04005KT 15SM FEW220 07/M13 A 3005 RMK CS0


CADORS Number 2003C0526
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2003-04-30 - 21:51
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Aerodrome ID CYSM
Aerodrome Name FORT SMITH NT (CYSM)
Geographic Location Northwest Territories, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, Fort Smith
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number 28927
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Other

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration FCGI | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator NORTHWESTERN AIR LEASE LTD. (271) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of BEECH
Model 65A90
Year Built 1967
Engine Type Turbo prop
Engine Model PT6A-20
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number PLR 970
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Approach
Damage No Damage
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Alleged Canadian Aviation Regulations (CARs) infraction

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