Incident at FORT MCMURRAY AB (CYMM) (Incursion - runway - vehicle, Communication error)


2001-03-30: Esso 306, a fuel truck, was on the west ramp at Fort McMurray Airport and the driver was requesting authorization to proceed via Taxiway A to the main apron. At the same time, the driver of Shell 300 was requesting permission to proceed via Taxiway A to the flight centre. Shell 300's radio transmission was partially blocked by the other vehicle driver's transmission. FSS issued instruction to the driver of Esso 306 to proceed via Taxiway A and both vehicles then drove onto the taxiway. There was no conflicting traffic at the time.
2001-05-11: UPDATE Aerodrome Safety reported that due to multiple incursions by fuel trucks, the airport manager set up a re-orientation program in conjunction with Universal Aviation Services Corporation to enforce compliance with the AVOP requirements.


CADORS Number 2001C0302
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2001-03-29 - 16:34
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Aerodrome ID CYMM
Geographic Location Alberta, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, Fort McMurray
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number 14587
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Runway incursion - vehicle, aircraft or person,ATM/CNS
Events Incursion - runway - vehicle,Communication error

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