Pascan AT42 at Rimouski on Jul 29th 2012, landed on wrong airport

Last Update: August 15, 2012 / 19:51:07 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 29, 2012

Classification
Incident

Flight number
P6-122

Aircraft Registration
C-GPEB

Aircraft Type
ATR ATR-42

ICAO Type Designator
AT42

A Pascan Aviation Avion de Transport Regional ATR-42-300, registration C-GPEB performing flight P6-122 from Quebec,QC to Mont Joli,QC (Canada), was on approach to Mont Joli, when the crew spotted a runway on the ground, cancelled IFR and performed a visual approach to the runway for a safe landing. After the aircraft had stopped the crew noticed they had landed in Rimouski about 10nm from Mont Joli.

The Canadian TSB reported the aircraft took off again and continued to Mont Joli for a safe landing a few minutes later.

Mont Joli offers two runway, 06/24 5000 feet long and 15/33 3954 feet long, while Rimouski offers one runway 07/25 4600 feet long, all runways 150 feet wide. Mont Joli at the time of arrival was controlled, Rimouski is an uncontrolled aerodrome.



Metars Mont Joli:
CYYY 291500Z 32003KT 30SM FEW025 FEW240 19/13 A3009 RMK CU1CI0 SLP190
CYYY 291400Z 29003KT 30SM FEW240 18/12 A3009 RMK CI0 SLP191
CYYY 291300Z 31004KT 30SM FEW240 17/12 A3010 RMK CI0 SLP192
CYYY 291200Z 15004KT 30SM FEW240 18/11 A3009 RMK CI1 SLP191
CYYY 291100Z 17005KT 30SM FEW240 15/10 A3009 RMK CI1 SLP190
CYYY 291000Z 15006KT 30SM FEW240 13/09 A3008 RMK CI1 SLP188

No Metars are available for Rimouski.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 29, 2012

Classification
Incident

Flight number
P6-122

Aircraft Registration
C-GPEB

Aircraft Type
ATR ATR-42

ICAO Type Designator
AT42

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