Incident at EDMONTON CITY CENTRE / BLATCHFORD AB (CYXD)

Summary

2003-05-02: SARSAT formed an ELT case near City Centre Airport, so RCC Trenton tasked the local CASARA organization to conduct a search. The signal was homed to C-FIOM, a parked MBB 117 helicopter. The activation was accidental. Search time was 1.4 hours.

Details


CADORS Number 2003C0533
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By Search and Rescue
Occurred At 2003-05-01 - 19:42
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries
Aerodrome ID CYXD
Aerodrome Name EDMONTON CITY CENTRE / BLATCHFORD AB (CYXD)
Geographic Location Alberta, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, City Centre Airport
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number
Reported By Search and Rescue
Categories Other
Events



Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Helicopter
 Silhouette image of Helicopter
Canadian Registration FIOM | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner STARS AVIATION CANADA INC
Operator STARS AVIATION CANADA INC. (5699) Commercial
Make EUROCOPTER DEUT
Model BK117 B 1D
Year Built 1986
Engine Type Turbo shaft
Engine Make  Silhouette image of AVCO LYCOMING
AVCO LYCOMING
Engine Model LTS-101-750B-1
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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