Incident at Winnipeg ACC, Manitoba (Aerodrome - power failure)


1997-03-10: Winnipeg ACC attempted a SUPU battery replacement. A malfunction in the diesel switchover caused a power failure which resulted in a complete system outage. All major systems were back on-line within 15 minutes. When the system failure occurred Toronto ACC was requested to provide procedural separation to the Winnipeg ACC for a brief period. No other ACC's were impacted. The Winnipeg Tower had two aircraft briefly delayed, one for 1 minute and the other for 3 minutes.


CADORS Number 1997C0139
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 1997-03-09 - 00:32
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Fatalities 0
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Geographic Location Manitoba, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, Winnipeg ACC, Manitoba
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Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Aerodrome
Events Aerodrome - power failure

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