Incident at GANDER INTL NL (CYQX) (Communication navigation surveillance/air traffic system)


1996-08-15: Gander ACC lost all communications with Gander Tower from 1338 to 1349Z. The system fail during a software upgrade. Effects on users: Aircraft SPR931 had to overshoot runway 04 being unable to obtain landing clearance. SPR 931 was on an IFR flight from St-Pierre Miquelon to Gander. SPR 931 declared low fuel and landed runway 22 at 1344Z. In addition some aircrafts on the ground were delayed slightly. Vehicles were not able to proceed on airport.


CADORS Number 1996A0771
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 1996-08-14 - 13:40
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Aerodrome ID CYQX
Aerodrome Name GANDER INTL NL (CYQX)
Geographic Location Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, Gander Tower
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories ATM/CNS
Events Communication navigation surveillance/air traffic system

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