Incident at HALIFAX / STANFIELD INTL NS (CYHZ) (ATM - ILS irregularity)


2001-02-12: GP ILS R24 failed at approximately 0930Z. Shift Manager Moncton ACC advised by site that this is a level 1 response. There are 4 Navaid techs stationed in Halifax; 1 was in Yarmouth, 1 at NCTI and the 2 remaining were in Halifax but the TOC was unable to contact either of them on the phone. Neither of them were on standby. The standby tech in Halifax was a Comm Tech. Navaid Tech from Yarmouth was dispatched and was expected to arrive in Halifax at approximately 1800Z. Weather was at minimums and traffic was forced to switch to ILS Rwy 15 for approaches. Winds 240 15-20, RVR 1100 - 1400. There were a total of 6 missed approaches by DH8, 1 by B737, 1 by BA46. One B767 held for 2hrs and 15 mins, 1 B737 held for 1hr. Both landed safely. ILS R24 back in service at 1815Z.
2001-02-12: NULL


CADORS Number 2001A0078
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2001-02-10 - 09:30
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID CYHZ
Geographic Location Nova Scotia, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, HALIFAX
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number 13936
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories ATM/CNS
Events ATM - ILS irregularity

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