Incident at OTTAWA / MACDONALD-CARTIER INTL ON (CYOW) (Fire/smoke (warning), Controlled airspace - unauthorized entry)


1996-07-14: MES3107 (DHC-8) was in position for departure on runway 25. Tower passed traffic as C-GWAG off runway 22, left turn to 180. MES3107 had traffic in sight crossing opposite end of runway and was cleared to takeoff. C-GWAG (PA-23-250) suddenly turned left as if on final for runway 07. Tower instructed C-GWAG to turn right immediately but there was no response. MES3107's takeoff was aborted. C-GWAG proceeded to land on runway 22 and later (by phone) advised of smoke in the cockpit. Ops. Impact -- MES3107 had to be taken off the runway due ACA104 on final.


CADORS Number 1996O0274
Occurrence Type Incident
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Occurred At 1996-07-14 - 18:55
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID CYOW
Geographic Location Ontario, Canada, North America, Ontario Region, Ottawa (MCIA), Ontario
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TSB Class of Investigation
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Categories Other,ATM/CNS
Events Fire/smoke (warning),Controlled airspace - unauthorized entry

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