Incident at East coast of North America (Weather - other)


1997-01-13: The space shuttle Atlantis was launched along the east coast of North America on schedule. The emergency sites at Shearwater, St. John's and Gander were not available at launch time due to low cloud and reduced visibility in snow. Halifax RCC was on Standby with a C-130 in the event of a ditching at sea. Transport Canada opened the operations center in Ottawa during the event.


CADORS Number 1997A0017
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 1997-01-12 - 09:27
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Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
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Geographic Location Nova Scotia, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, East coast of North America
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Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Other
Events Weather - other

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