Incident at GANDER INTL NL (CYQX) (Aerodrome - power failure, ATM - other)


2001-04-05: Update April 5, 2001 ANS and Airspace Minor operational impact to Gander & Moncton Acc's but no impact on users.
2001-04-04: Commercial power failure at Allen's Island, (South Coast of Newfoundland) resulting from adverse weather. Frequencies being powered by batteries (complete failure at approx. 2029z). Diesel equipment failed to assume critical load, reason unknown. Road conditions extremely poor and unable to dispatch technician to site. These frequencies support the clearance delivery function for aircraft traversing the southern portion of the Gander/Moncton FIRs. Track Loading - YYT - 29 COLOR - 41 BANCS - 33 RAFIN - 75 BOBTU - 14 Gander able to acquire additional frequency from Moncton (CYQY based) to manage traffic flow. NOTAM issued substituting previously advertised clearance delivery frequency. Relatively no impact to customer. Some additional workload imposed on Gander. Nil TSB


CADORS Number 2001A0186
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2001-04-03 - 20:29
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Aerodrome ID CYQX
Aerodrome Name GANDER INTL NL (CYQX)
Geographic Location Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region,
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number 14646
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Aerodrome,ATM/CNS
Events Aerodrome - power failure,ATM - other

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