Incident at In the vicinity of: Saltair, BC


2020-07-28: Aviation Incident Report #16675: A Pacific Flying Club Cessna 152 (C-GINK) on a flight to Nanaimo, BC (CYCD), flying northbound at 3000 feet, noticed green flashes reflecting off of the underside of its wings that lasted 10 seconds. The pilot noticed the flashing and told another pilot at CYCD about it during a fuel stop; however, the pilot did not realize at the time that the light may have been from a laser, as they were focused on navigating for the approach. The pilot experienced the same event in the same location again on June 29, 2020 at 0847Z - see CADORS 2020P1160.


CADORS Number 2020P1164
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By Owner/Operator
Occurred At 2020-07-26 - 0658 Z
Day or Night? night-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location British Columbia, Canada, North America, Pacific Region, In the vicinity of: Saltair, BC
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number
Reported By Owner/Operator
Categories Security related

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type
Owner Pacific Flying Club
Operator PACIFIC FLYING CLUB (664) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of CESSNA
Model  Silhouette image of 152
Year Built
Engine Type Reciprocating
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number
Flight Rule Unknown
CARS Subpart Unknown
Phase of Flight Approach
Damage No Damage
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events 'Laser interference'

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