Incident at Gander Domestic Airspace (Communication navigation surveillance/air traffic system)


1997-04-04: At 1130Z on April 3, 1997 all Gander ACC VHF peripheral frequencies located at St. Anthony NFLD became unserviceable. At 1430Z Gander IFSS (Internatinal Flight Service Station) reported frequencies located at St. Anthony unserviceable. The main cable feed from the town of St. Anthony to the site was unserviceable and the Communications Company was unable to affect repairs due to the severe weather. At least 27 aircraft were re-routed to remain within reliable radio communications.


CADORS Number 1997A0164
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 1997-04-03 - 16:00
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
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Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Gander Oceanic, Atlantic Region, Gander Domestic Airspace
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TSB Class of Investigation
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Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories ATM/CNS
Events Communication navigation surveillance/air traffic system

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