Incident at OTTAWA / MACDONALD-CARTIER INTL ON (CYOW) (Aerodrome - power failure)

Summary

1997-02-13: A major power outage resulted in the loss of approach, runway and taxiway lighting. The standby generator failed to operate. The tower lost the main and backup radios and had to operate from portables. The generator was repaired and standby power back on at 0208Z. Normal power restored at 0255Z. Air Canada 335 had to abandon its approach to runway 32. Approximately seven (7) arrivals (ACA335, ACA325, KFA122, CDN826, ACA316, BRM600 and ACA466) and three (3) departures (MES3119, AMO501 and KNX601) were delayed by the event.

Details


CADORS Number 1997O0086
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 1997-02-12 - 01:37
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Injuries
Aerodrome ID CYOW
Aerodrome Name OTTAWA / MACDONALD-CARTIER INTL ON (CYOW)
Geographic Location Ontario, Canada, North America, Ontario Region, Ottawa (M-CIA)
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Aerodrome
Events Aerodrome - power failure


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