Incident at Fredericton NB


1999-09-07: ACA640 CARJ landing Fredericton NB reported a bright spotlight as they turned Final for Runway 33. This caused temporary blindness for the pilots. FSS informed RCMP who advised they would check the area. Gagetown Range controller was contacted and determined that the only lights in the area that were known were downward facing lights at a gravel pit. No other aircraft affected. Aircraft landed without further incident. NIL TSB


CADORS Number 1999A0486
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 1999-08-31 - 03:15
Day or Night? Night-time
Fatalities 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location New Brunswick, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, Fredericton NB
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Other

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator AIR CANADA (5262) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of CANADAIR
Model CL600 2B19(RJ)
Year Built
Engine Type
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number ACA640
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Landing
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Other operational incident,Crew incapacitation

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