Incident at J.A. DOUGLAS MCCURDY SYDNEY AIRPORT (ATM - NAVAIDS/radar, ATM - ILS irregularity)

Summary

2003-04-23: CME301 a PA31 was conducting an ILS approach to Runway 07 and reported a missed approach at 1215Z due to the loss of the glide path signal. The Glide path monitor for the ILS for Runway 07 in Sydney showed that the glide path was serviceable. The previous aircraft reported no problem on the ILS at 1147Z. CME301 Conducted a second ILS on Runway 07 but was still unable to receive the Glide Path Signal and was forced to do another missed approach. CME301 then conducted a successful ILS on Runway 19 and landed at 1315Z. A Special WX was issued for Sydney at 1213Z wind 150 at 6 KT 1SM ""RA BR OVC004 05/05 A2992 RMK SF8 SLP135.
2003-04-25: Update - Maintenance and Manufacturing - 2003/04/24 - The Company found no problems with the ILS/glide path at other airports before or after the Sydney incident. The system was checked by Atlantic Avionics upon return to Halifax & operation checked Concluded that Sydney glide path signal must have been at fault.

Details


CADORS Number 2003A0233
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2003-04-23 - 12:15
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID CYQY
Aerodrome Name J.A. DOUGLAS MCCURDY SYDNEY AIRPORT
Geographic Location Nova Scotia, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, Sydney NS.
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number 28819
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Undershoot/overshoot,ATM/CNS
Events ATM - NAVAIDS/radar,ATM - ILS irregularity



Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration GRFA | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner PRINCE EDWARD AIR LTD
Operator PRINCE EDWARD AIR LTD. (6179) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of PIPER
PIPER
Model  Silhouette image of PA31 350
PA31 350
Year Built 1974
Engine Type Reciprocating
Engine Make  Silhouette image of AVCO LYCOMING
AVCO LYCOMING
Engine Model  Silhouette image of TIO-540-J2BD
TIO-540-J2BD
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number CME301
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Approach
Damage No Damage
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Overshoot/missed approach

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