Transwest AT42 at Saskatoon on Jul 6th 2021, turbulence injures 2

Last Update: July 16, 2021 / 11:59:43 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 6, 2021

Classification
Accident

Airline
Transwest

Aircraft Registration
C-GLDE

Aircraft Type
ATR ATR-42

ICAO Type Designator
AT42

A Transwest Avions de Transport Regional ATR-42-300, registration C-GLDE performing a flight from Buffalo Narrows,SK to Saskatoon,SK (Canada) with 7 passengers and 3 crew, was descending towards Saskatoon when the aircraft encountered severe turbulence at about 8500 feet and a sudden drop in altitude as the aircraft went through a cumulus cloud. A passenger and a flight attendant received injuries. The aircraft continued for a safe landing in Saskatoon.

The Canadian TSB reported both flight attendant and passenger were not wearing their seat belts at the time. The aircraft continued for a safe landing in Saskatoon where an ambulance awaited the aircraft. An abnormal occurrence inspection did not reveal any damage to the aircraft.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
C-GLDE
Country of Registration
Canada
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
Aerospatiale
Aircraft Model / Type
ATR 42-320
ICAO Aircraft Type
AT42
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Maximum Take off Mass (MTOM) [kg]
Engine Count
Engine Type
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 6, 2021

Classification
Accident

Airline
Transwest

Aircraft Registration
C-GLDE

Aircraft Type
ATR ATR-42

ICAO Type Designator
AT42

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