Incident at INUVIK / MIKE ZUBKO NT (CYEV) (Aerodrome - power failure)


2003-01-07: Inuvik FSS evacuated the tower cab due to a smoke related odor. Limited equipment was available including mandatory frequency 122.3 and 121.5 Navaids was unmonitored. Operations were set up in the fire hall at 04:30Z. At 05:15Z operations were returned to normal at the tower cab. Prior to evacuation and afterwards power surges were also being experienced. There was no traffic in the area during the period of disruption. The cause of the odor is unknown at this time but is being investigated.


CADORS Number 2003C0016
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2003-01-07 - 04:20
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID CYEV
Geographic Location Northwest Territories, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, Inuvik (Mike Zubko)
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number 26881
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Aerodrome
Events Aerodrome - power failure

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