Incident at THOMPSON MB (CYTH) (Conflict - potential, Alleged Canadian Aviation Regulations (CARs) infraction)


2001-09-04: At approximately 1500Z, the Thompson FSS Duty Specialist was providing advisory services to 2 aircraft when he spotted what appeared (through binoculars) to be an unknown aircraft in close proximity. It turned out to be a radio-controlled model aircraft, that was being flown in a gravel pit which is located near the airport. Airport Security was sent to deal with the situation. The use of these models in close proximity to the airport appears to violate the CARS.


CADORS Number 2001C1119
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2001-08-31 - 17:01
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Aerodrome ID CYTH
Aerodrome Name THOMPSON MB (CYTH)
Geographic Location Manitoba, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, Thompson
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number 17452
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Other,Airprox/TCAS alert/loss of separation/(near) midair collisions
Events Conflict - potential,Alleged Canadian Aviation Regulations (CARs) infraction

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