Incident at Musquash (Public complaint, Alleged Canadian Aviation Regulations (CARs) infraction)


2010-11-26: UPDATE Joint Rescue Coordination Centre Halifax: 911 caller reported an aircraft attempting to land on the highway in vicinity of Musquash New Brunswick. Investigation revealed that the aircraft was a Cessna 172 conducting a routine pipeline patrol at 500' above ground level. The aircraft was not in distress. The aircraft was confirmed to have landed in Fredericton NB.
2010-11-25: The RCMP contacted the Moncton Area Control Centre (ACC) regarding an eyewitness report of a low flying aircraft (3-seat, white and yellow) in vicinity of Highway 1 near Musquash, NB. The aircraft was observed to descend below the treetops and was believed to be in an accident. There was no flight plans or reports of an aircraft matching the description and no reports of similar aircraft near or departing Saint John. Radar playback was reviewed and there were no corresponding radar targets. All information was passed to Rescue Coordination Centre (RCC) and the RCMP.


CADORS Number 2010A1206
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2010-11-24 - 16:00
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location New Brunswick, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, Musquash
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number 126718-V1
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Other
Events Public complaint,Alleged Canadian Aviation Regulations (CARs) infraction

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