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CADORS Number: 2008P0182 Reporting Region: Pacific


Occurrence InformationOccurrence Type: Incident Occurrence Date: 2008/02/06

Occurrence Time: 1724 Z Day Or Night: day-time

Fatalities: 0 Injuries: 0


Canadian Aerodrome ID: Aerodrome Name:

Occurrence Location: West Coast of Vancouver Island (484500N 125300W - Tofino) Province: British Columbia

Country: CANADA World Area: North America


Reported By: RCC Victoria AOR Number:

TSB Class Of Investigation: TSB Occurrence No.:

Event InformationELT/SAR/comm search

Aircraft InformationFlight #:

Aircraft Category: Helicopter Country of Registration: CANADA

Make: SIKORSKY Model: S61L

Year Built: Amateur Built: No

Engine Make: Engine Model:

Engine Type: Gear Type:

Phase of Flight: Parked Damage: No Damage


Operator Type: State


Detail InformationUser Name: Samson, Donna

Date: 2008/02/07

Further Action Required: No

O.P.I.: System Safety

Narrative: Vancouver Area Control Centre reported an aircraft squawking 7700 off the West Coast of Vancouver Island. The Buffalo was tasked. The signal was traced to a Sea King riding on the HMCS Ottawa. False alarm.


Please note that for the most part, CADORS reports contain preliminary, unconfirmed data which can be subject to change.

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