Incident at Halifax, N.S.


1996-09-12: After departure, the North West Airlines pilot report that he had lost "a couple thousand pounds" of fuel (300gallons), possibly while taxiing. The ERS determined that the fuel was spilled on the runways which required that the runway close for approximately 3 hours for clean up. Minor delays resulted.


CADORS Number 1996A0806
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 1996-09-12 - 12:00
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Nova Scotia, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, Halifax, N.S.
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Fuel related

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator NORTHWEST AIRLINES, INC. (298) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of MCDONNELL DOUGLAS
Model DC 9
Year Built
Engine Type
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number NWA 1415
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Taxi
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Fuel - spill

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