Incident at WINNIPEG / ST. ANDREWS MB (CYAV) (Weather - other, Aerodrome - operations)

Summary

1996-10-25: St. Andrews Airport was struck by a heavy thunderstorm and associated squall. Visibility was zero with heavy rain showers, with wind observed from the south-west at 90 knots. A window was blown out in the tower building (lower level), and the tower was evacuated from 2335Z to 2340Z. Three aircraft were observed damaged with one aircraft obstructing runway 36L. One hangar was destroyed. All tower frequencies were unserviceable, with possible antennae damage. The rotating beacon was blown off of the tower. Damage assessment was still taking place at the time of this report.

Details


CADORS Number 1994C0147
Occurrence Type Incident
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Occurred At 1994-05-18 - Unknown time
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Fatalities 0
Injuries
Aerodrome ID CYAV
Aerodrome Name WINNIPEG / ST. ANDREWS MB (CYAV)
Geographic Location Manitoba, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, St. Andrews Airport, Manitoba
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Categories Other,Aerodrome
Events Weather - other,Aerodrome - operations


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