Incident at Big River LAB (Aerodrome - power failure)


1997-08-22: CGZSE C185 (floats) enroute Goose Bay to Big River LAB unable to confirm that the aircraft had arrived due to "fringe radio" outage. Aircraft reported safe on the ground July 12 at 1049Z. RCC says pilot tried to close flight plan in the air and was refused. (CARS 602.77) Update: Major power outage had occurred at the time which affected communications. Transport Canada and Nav Can have developed procedures to allow pilots to close flight plans while airbourne. These procedures will be in effect via Notam July 25/97 0900z


CADORS Number 1997A0340
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 1997-07-11 - 23:40
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Fatalities 0
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Geographic Location Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, Big River LAB
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Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Aerodrome
Events Aerodrome - power failure

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