Incident at Sandspit (Incursion - runway - vehicle)


1995-04-24: A tractor was given access to runways and taxiways at Sandspit and a grasscutter was given access to cut grass around the runway lights on runway 12/30.An arriving aircraft called and was not advised of the vehicle traffic. While on downwind the aircraft saw the grasscutter and advised that's not a problem but was not advised of the tractor. The tractor reported his position and advised later grasscutter off all manoeuvering areas. The grasscutter had an antenna failure. Air-ground and vehicle traffic at Sandspit both operate on the mandatory frequency.


CADORS Number 1995P0162
Occurrence Type Incident
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Occurred At 1995-04-24 - 15:30
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Fatalities 0
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Geographic Location British Columbia, Canada, North America, Pacific Region, Sandspit
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Categories Runway incursion - vehicle, aircraft or person
Events Incursion - runway - vehicle

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