Incident at Moncton ACC - High level Airspace (ATM - operations, ATM - NAVAIDS/radar)


2003-04-17: Update (AOR78725)- 2003/04/17 - Further to AOR 28703 - All Radio and Radar circuits with the exception of 118.8 are back in service.
2003-04-17: Moncton ACC suffered a radio/radar circuit loss from the north shore area of Quebec at 1523Z. The Frequencies affected and locations were: 132.52 and 132.95 - Natashquan 126.325and 133.35 - Sept-Iles 132.95 - Churchill falls Radar data was lost. At approximately 1620Z Nav Canada was advised by NewTel that a fiber optic cable had been cut in vicinity of Sept-Iles. A Telus repair crew was on site. There was no estimate of repair time. At 1740Z Nav Canada was receiving some data being from the Sept-Iles Radar site but return of service has not been verified by Telco. The Radio frequencies were still unserviceable. There were no re-routes of flights by Moncton ACC. Vertical separation was instituted by Gander ACC for flights over flying the Quebec portion of Moncton airspace and the frequency at Charlo, NB was assigned to those aircraft. At this time there is no estimated service return.


CADORS Number 2003A0224
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2003-04-16 - 15:23
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, Moncton ACC - High level Airspace
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number 28703
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories ATM/CNS
Events ATM - operations,ATM - NAVAIDS/radar

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