Incident at TORONTO / LESTER B. PEARSON INTL ON (CYYZ) (ATM - NAVAIDS/radar)

Summary

1997-05-02: AT 0944Z, an emergency transponder code (7700) appeared. The radar return began to overload the system and at 1110Z, two positions (Picton & Simcoe) failed. All traffic at Toronto/Ottawa/Montreal was ground stopped for approx. 30 minutes due the impending system failure. Separation was maintained, the Toronto radar was taken off-line and the overload condition eliminated. Ops. Impact -- numerous aircraft delayed.

Details


CADORS Number 1995O0145
Occurrence Type Incident
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Occurred At 1995-04-15 - 11:10
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Fatalities 0
Injuries
Aerodrome ID CYYZ
Aerodrome Name TORONTO / LESTER B. PEARSON INTL ON (CYYZ)
Geographic Location Ontario, Canada, North America, Ontario Region, Toronto (LBPIA), Ontario
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Categories ATM/CNS
Events ATM - NAVAIDS/radar


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