Incident at WABUSH NL (CYWK)


1996-06-08: At approx. 2104z FSS observed a helicopter passing overhead runway (crosswind leg) westbound. No radio contact was established. A helicopter proceeded with a final approach and landing at the airport. FSS was unable to contact the pilot. There was one other aircraft in the control zone at the time that was advised of the traffic. The pilot of the helicopter did not call FSS to close his flight plan. TSB no involvement.


CADORS Number 1996A0620
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By
Occurred At 1996-06-08 - 21:04
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Aerodrome ID CYWK
Aerodrome Name WABUSH NL (CYWK)
Geographic Location Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, Wabush Airport.
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number
Reported By
Categories ATM/CNS

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Helicopter
 Silhouette image of Helicopter
Canadian Registration GETF | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of BELL
Model 206
Year Built
Engine Type
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Unknown
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Controlled airspace - unauthorized entry

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