Incident at OTTAWA / MACDONALD-CARTIER INTL ON (CYOW)

Summary

1995-10-21: An E.L.T. signal was recieved on 121.5 in the Ottawa Terminal Control Unit, Tower and by aircraft in the vicinity of the airport. A report was passed to Trenton RCC and the tower started action to determine the origin of the signal. Due to the strength and harmonic splash-over on 243.0, it appeared that the signal was originating from somewhere at the airport. This information was also passed to Trenton RCC. It was subsequently discovered that the E.L.T. source was an Air Ontario Dash-8 parked at the military ramp. Action was taken to have a company official turn off the device. This was done and Trenton RCC was advised. Ops. impact -- none.

Details


CADORS Number 1995O0513
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By
Occurred At 1995-10-21 - 01:35
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Injuries
Aerodrome ID CYOW
Aerodrome Name OTTAWA / MACDONALD-CARTIER INTL ON (CYOW)
Geographic Location Ontario, Canada, North America, Ontario Region, Ottawa (M-CIA)
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TSB Class of Investigation
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Categories Other
Events



Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner
Operator AIR ONTARIO
Make  Silhouette image of DEHAVILLAND
DEHAVILLAND
Model DHC 8
Year Built
Engine Type
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type
Private No
Amateur Built No
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Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Unknown
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Other operational incident

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