Incident at ST. JOHN'S INTL NL (CYYT) (Incursion - runway - vehicle, ATS operating irregularity)


2003-01-22: TSB Update 2003/01/21 - A03A0006: The Labrador Airways B1900D was cleared to taxi from the terminal ramp at St. John's to runway 29 via Foxtrot, across Runway 16/34 and up runway 02. On entering Runway 16/34 the First Officer observed a snowplough coming toward them from the right; he quickly advised the Captain who stopped the aircraft, and the snowplough crossed in front of the aircraft. The snow removal equipment had been cleared to work runway 16/34, short of runway 29. The aircraft had not been advised that equipment was operating on 16/34. Nav Canada is conducting an OSI which will be observed by the TSB.
2003-01-17: A Beech 1900 was taxiing St. John's for a departure to Stephenville. The aircraft was taxiing on Runway 02 for a planned departure from Runway 29. As the aircraft approached the intersection of Runway 02 and Runway 16 a snowplow on Runway 16 was observed crossing the intersection in front of the aircraft. The Aircraft was not told about the snowplow operation in progress on Runway 16.


CADORS Number 2003A0029
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2003-01-16 - 20:03
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Aerodrome ID CYYT
Aerodrome Name ST. JOHN'S INTL NL (CYYT)
Geographic Location Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region,
TSB Occurrence Number A03A0006
TSB Class of Investigation Class 5
AOR Number 27050
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Runway incursion - vehicle, aircraft or person,Airprox/TCAS alert/loss of separation/(near) midair collisions,ATM/CNS
Events Incursion - runway - vehicle,ATS operating irregularity

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration GAAV | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator LABRADOR AIRWAYS LIMITED (559) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of BEECH
Model  Silhouette image of 1900D
Year Built 1996
Engine Type Turbo prop
Engine Model  Silhouette image of PT6A-67D
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number LAL8311
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Taxi
Damage No Damage
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Conflict - potential

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