Incident at North Bay ROCC IFSS (Aerodrome - power failure)


1996-08-16: Total UPS failure resulting in loss of all equipment connected to it including (but not limited to) MIDS, radar, and all radios (Baffin HF, Baffin VHF, Arctic VHF and North Bay VHF). Battery backup failed after approximately one hour. Commercial power available but only connected to overhead lighting. Phone lines remained operable. Began connecting 1 MIDS system to commercial power but problem was fixed prior to getting it online. Ops. Impact -- all services impact as no radio communications were available; weather briefings by phone were not severely affected until the IM completely failed.


CADORS Number 1996O0331
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 1996-08-15 - 19:24
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Fatalities 0
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Geographic Location Ontario, Canada, North America, Ontario Region, North Bay ROCC IFSS
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Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Aerodrome
Events Aerodrome - power failure

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