Incident at Williams Lake (ATM - NAVAIDS/radar)


1996-08-27: At 1707Z ABL640 departed WIlliams Lake and reported to FSS that the Williams Lake DME was not working. It had also not been working during the aircraft's earlier flights from Vancouver to Quesnel and Quesnel to WIlliams Lake. The facility is remotley monitored by Vancouver FSS and, when queried, they advised that it was indicating normal operation. Vancouver TDM advised and subsequently informed of a further report of DME unserviceability by PA31T GMDF at 2020Z. It is not clear how long the facility had been out of service. Technicians were being sent from Kamloops and NOTAM issued indicating outage until 27th at 1900Z.


CADORS Number 1996P0389
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 1996-08-26 - 20:20
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
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Geographic Location British Columbia, Canada, North America, Pacific Region, Williams Lake
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Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories ATM/CNS
Events ATM - NAVAIDS/radar

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