Incident at Winnipeg, MB (Security acts)


1999-06-17: At 0538Z, Winnipeg Police Service received a bomb threat indicating the presence of an explosive device in the Terminal Building at Winnipeg International Airport (YWG). The reported detonation was to have been in 10 minutes. The information was forwarded to the airport police detachment and the Airport Authority at 0541Z. An emergency standby was initiated at 0553Z and an evacuation of the building was commenced. Local fire, ambulance and emergency services were put on alert. A security sweep of the buiding was conducted and no device was found. The emergency was stood down at 0600Z. No a/c were delayed during the occurrence. OPI - Security


CADORS Number 1999C0467
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 1999-06-17 - 05:38
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Fatalities 0
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Geographic Location Manitoba, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, Winnipeg, MB
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Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Security related
Events Security acts

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