Incident at Elkhorn


2003-05-01: Winnipeg ACC was informed by several high fliers of an activated ELT near the Manitoba - Saskatchewan border near Yorkton. SARSAT also formed a case and CASARA personnel from Weyburn were tasked to begin a search. The search a/c homed the signal to C-GEJS, a parked Cessna 172, at Elkhorn, MB. It was reported that the ELT had been installed that day and it had malfunctioned. Search time, 2.7 hours.


CADORS Number 2003C0528
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By Search and Rescue
Occurred At 2003-04-30 - 22:17
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Manitoba, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, Elkhorn
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number
Reported By Search and Rescue
Categories Other

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 CESSNA
Model 172C
Year Built 1962
Engine Type Reciprocating
Engine Model O-300-D
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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