Incident at Vicinity of Kildeer


2003-07-08: N4741N, a Cessna 182, was on an IFR flight from Gillette, WY direct Swift Current (YYN) then direct Saskatoon. On the handoff from Salt Lake City ACC, the Winnipeg ACC Controller advised that the routing would penetrate the CFB Moose Jaw military training area (MTA). Salt Lake ACC then re-cleared the pilot to the Swift Current 150 degree radial at 68 miles, then the balance of the flight plan, as originally filed. The pilot read back the clearance to the Salt Lake Controller before the handoff. The Winnipeg Controller subsequently observed the a/c on radar heading toward the MTA, well off course and turned the pilot away from the MTA. Shortly after, the pilot advised that he was fuel critical, requesting a descent to VFR conditions. The a/c was now 85 NM off course and it appeared that the pilot had been unable to comply with IFR flight rules. The Controller assisted the pilot in finding VFR conditons at 7,000 feet at which point, the pilot headed toward YYN. The pilot was requested to contact the Winnipeg ACC Shift Manager after landing at YYN. In a discussion with the pilot, he stated that he only had a GPS on board and was unable to locate the fix to which he had been cleared. He also indicated that his equipment on board the aircraft was u/s. It is not known if the pilot had current charts with which to navigate in Canadian airspace.


CADORS Number 2003C0899
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2003-06-09 - 21:05
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Saskatchewan, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, Vicinity of Kildeer
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number 29781
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [non-powerplant],Navigation Errors

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration the United States of America
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator Private
Make  Silhouette image of CESSNA
Model 182Q
Year Built 1979
Engine Type Reciprocating
Engine Model O-470-A
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage No Damage
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Navigation error,Alleged Canadian Aviation Regulations (CARs) infraction,Aircraft navigation/communication equipment

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