Incident at WINNIPEG / JAMES ARMSTRONG RICHARDSON INTL MB (CYWG) (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown, Aerodrome - runway or taxiway surface condition)


2003-01-15: At 1715Z, Runway 36 at Winnipeg International Airport was NOTAM'ed closed when maintenance staff found several large pieces of concrete on the runway approximately 100 feet south of the Runway 31/36 intersection. The runway was repaired and serviceable at 1940Z. The source of the broken concrete is unknown.
2003-01-16: UPDATE Aerodrome Safety reported that a piece of asphalt was found south of the intersection of Runways 18/31 which caused maintaince personnel to close the runway for two hours while repairs to the surface were conducted. The airport duty officer told Tower that it was asphalt not concrete. The asphalt suffered what was described as an 'asphalt blow out' caused by water which leaks into runway surface cracks, freezes and pressure forces the asphalt to be displaced upwards by the ice. The piece in this occurrence was about 4 x 14 inches in size.


CADORS Number 2003C0055
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2003-01-14 - 17:15
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Aerodrome ID CYWG
Geographic Location Manitoba, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, Winnipeg
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number 27020
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Aerodrome
Events Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown,Aerodrome - runway or taxiway surface condition

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