Incident at The Pas, (Communication navigation surveillance/air traffic system)

Summary

1997-10-31: A loss of communication occurred at 1718Z when a contractor on site at The Pas inadvertently cut the main MTS control cable to the operating building. Although IMC conditions existed through the time frame air traffic was able to continue while repairs were made to restore telephone, ATC interphone, ADIS, Flin Flon RCL, ATC PAL and VDF. Pilots received clearances by phoning ATC direct from Grace Lake and Flin Flon. One IFR aircraft inbound to Pukatawagan was able to get a clearance via Lynn Lake radio. All services were restored at 0143Z.

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CADORS Number 1994C0396
Occurrence Type Incident
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Occurred At 1994-11-01 - Unknown time
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Fatalities 0
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Geographic Location Manitoba, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, The Pas,
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Categories ATM/CNS
Events Communication navigation surveillance/air traffic system


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