Incident at J.A. DOUGLAS MCCURDY SYDNEY AIRPORT (Security acts, Incursion - runway - vehicle, Aerodrome - other)

Summary

2003-05-13: Two All Terrain Vehicles (ATV) were observed inside the security fence of the Sydney airport. The two ATVs came to within 500 feet of the edge of Runway 07/25 on the north side of the runway at a position about 2200 feet from the threshold of Runway 07. Airport security was dispatched, and escorted the two ATVs off the airport property. A Canadian Military P3 aircraft was requested to hold on the threshold of Runway 07 until the vehicles were removed from the property.
2003-05-14: Update from Nav Canada - AOR #29174 - The airport Authority were working in the area and an unlocked gate was left unattended for a short period. Subsequently, the two ATVs were able to gain access to the airport property.

Details


CADORS Number 2003A0259
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2003-05-12 - 17:30
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,
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number 29156
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Security related,Runway incursion - vehicle, aircraft or person,Aerodrome
Events Security acts,Incursion - runway - vehicle,Aerodrome - other


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