Incident at WABUSH NL (CYWK)


2003-07-21: Jazz flight 8711 departing Wabush for Sept-Iles requested the Wabush 0900Z Metar prior to taxi at 0915Z. The Wabush FSS provided the 0909Z Special Weather of 1/8 SM FG VV003 11/10 A2978 RMK FG8. Flight 8711 then indicated it's intention to taxi to position Runway 19 where the crew would establish if they had the required 1/4 mile visibility. The FSS informed the aircraft that the visibility was below CAP minima and an occurrence report would be filed. The FSS obtained clearance from Montreal center and advised of JZA8711 intentions. JZA8711 taxied to position 'reported 7 lights visible' then departed at 0922Z.


CADORS Number 2003A0398
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2003-07-18 - 09:22
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID CYWK
Aerodrome Name WABUSH NL (CYWK)
Geographic Location Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, Wabush
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number 30812
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Other

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration FABG | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator AIR CANADA (5262) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of DEHAVILLAND
Model DHC 8 102
Year Built 1989
Engine Type Turbo prop
Engine Model  Silhouette image of PW120A
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number JZA8711
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Takeoff
Damage No Damage
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Weather - visibility,Alleged Canadian Aviation Regulations (CARs) infraction

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