Incident at GANDER INTL NL (CYQX) (Other operational incident, FOD (foreign object debris), Aerodrome - other)


2003-04-25: Update - General Aviation - All company towbars have been repainted bright Orange. This was done to maximize the visibility of the towbars. All staff have been briefed on proper use and storage of towbars.This procedure is outlined in a recent Company internal memo
2003-02-26: An Air Labrador aircraft landed on Runway 31 in Gander and reported to the tower that there was an object on the runway. Airport Vehicle Red 3 investigated and found a small tow bar just east of the intersection of Runways 31 and 22. Further investigation revealed that Gander Flight Training had landed and departed a Seminole, and prior to that two Cessna 172s. The tow bar was approximately 42 inches long. It is suspected that an aircraft taxied for departure with tow bar attached.


CADORS Number 2003A0131
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By Airport
Occurred At 2003-02-25 - 22:00
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Injuries 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
Reported By Airport
Categories Other,Aerodrome
Events Other operational incident,FOD (foreign object debris),Aerodrome - other

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