Incident at CAMBRIDGE BAY NU (CYCB) (Blown tire/wheel failure, Aerodrome - runway or taxiway surface condition, Aerodrome - other)


2003-02-28: At 1708Z, C-GFYN, a DHC-6 Twin Otter, backtracked for departure from Runway 31T at Cambridge Bay. At 1711Z the pilot advised the CARS O/C of a flat tire and that he would have to unload, repair the tire before proceeding off the runway. C-FZEB, a Cessna 337, was inbound to Cambridge Bay and overflew the runway before landing without incident at 1819Z. A NOTAM had been issued by Artic Radio at 1752Z and cancelled at 1827Z advising off the Runway 13T/31T closure because of the disabled aircraft.
2003-03-05: UPDATE Aerodrome Safety reported that the APM of Cambridge Bay airport contacted the Winnipeg Aerodrome Safety office 5 minutes prior to the Cessna 337 landing to inform us of the situation. As we understand it, there as no other option was available to the incoming a/c and therefore no further action is required.


CADORS Number 2003C0265
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2003-02-27 - 17:11
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID CYCB
Geographic Location Nunavut, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, Cambridge Bay
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number 27869
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [non-powerplant],Aerodrome
Events Blown tire/wheel failure,Aerodrome - runway or taxiway surface condition,Aerodrome - other

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