Incident at ST. JOHN'S INTL NL (CYYT) (Security acts)


2003-04-28: While going through security in St. John¿s , a passenger had a positive explosive detection on carry on baggage. The passenger was told to wait at security but did not. He ignored instructions and instead took his carryon baggage and boarded an aircraft. Two aircraft were deplaned and searched. The sterile area was also searched. All passengers were re-screened. The incident shut down operations for 11/2 hours. CATSA duty officer, HQ and Region security DO advised. Atlantic Civil Aviation DO advised.


CADORS Number 2003A0238
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2003-04-27 - 19:30
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 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
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Security related
Events Security acts

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