Incident at HARDISTY AB (CEA5)


2005-05-24: At 1950Z, the pilot of N6267P, a Piper Comanche, which was en route IFR from Williston, ND to City Centre Airport in Edmonton, advised the Edmonton ACC Controller that he was experiencing engine problems and was unable to maintain his assigned altitude of 6,000 feet. Normal communications were lost with the aircraft, but at 2010Z the ACC received a message from an over-flying aircraft that N6267P was attempting to land at Hardisty. At 2055Z, Aeroshell at City Centre Airport called ACC to advise the pilot had telephoned them advising he had landed safely. At 2112Z, the Red Deer RCMP dispatch called to confirm the aircraft had been observed at Hardisty with no apparent damage. The RCMP attempted to locate the pilot in town, but were unsuccessful and upon return to the airport at 2139Z, advised that the aircraft was no longer in sight. RCMP dispatch advised that the aircraft had departed. No VFR or IFR flight plan was received departing Hardisty.


CADORS Number 2005C0999
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2005-05-23 - 19:50
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Aerodrome ID CEA5
Aerodrome Name HARDISTY AB (CEA5)
Geographic Location Alberta, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, Hardisty
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number 56233-V1
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [powerplant],Other

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 PIPER
Model PA24 250
Year Built 1959
Engine Type Reciprocating
Engine Make
Engine Model
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 Diversion,Engine - malfunction,Alleged Canadian Aviation Regulations (CARs) infraction

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