Incident at ISLAND LAKE MB (CYIV) (Overshoot/missed approach, Communication error, Alleged Canadian Aviation Regulations (CARs) infraction)
2001-04-05: The driver of Red 2, an airport truck at Island Lake airport, received Vehicle Advisory Service from Winnipeg FSS at 1817Z and proceeded onto Runway 12/30. Subsequently, FSS was unable to contact Red 2 to advise of an inbound aircraft. The aircraft crew was advised of the situation and commenced a low pass over the runway, reporting that there were no vehicles on the runway. The driver of Red 2 called FSS at 1840Z and acknowledged that he had failed to report off the manouvering area.
2001-04-06: UPDATE Aerodrome Safety reported that the airport manager at Island Lake was the driver of Red 2. He has stated that he called when going on the runway and subsequently called off the runway. The airport manager says it appears that his transmission was stepped on by an aircraft which was calling at the same time when he attempted to call OFF the runway. The manager in question contacted Winnipeg FSS via telephone immediately following the incident to confirm what had happened.
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