Incident at FORT SMITH NT (CYSM) (Aerodrome - other)

Summary

2003-03-06: UPDATE Aerodrome Safety reported that the Fort Smith APM contacted the NWAL General Manager and advised him one of his staff members caused an incident on Sunday evening. The APM and the company manager discussed the fact that the mule operator had no right to make the decision to enter a maneuvering area even though he looked up and down the taxiway for aircraft and there were no taxiway lights on to indicate taxiing aircraft. The manager agreed fully. The APM also stated because this was not a severe incident and this was the operator's first incident, the best remedial action was for the him (the manager) to advise the employee of his error and let him know that if it happens again his AVOP will be revoked forthwith. The manager has counseled the employee and the APM will be receiving a note from him advising me on the remedial action he took.
2003-03-03: The driver of Mule 301 entered Taxiway Charlie at Fort Smith airport from the hangar and proceeded to the ramp without contacting the CARS O/C.

Details


CADORS Number 2003C0280
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2003-03-03 - 03:00
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Injuries
Aerodrome ID CYSM
Aerodrome Name FORT SMITH NT (CYSM)
Geographic Location Northwest Territories, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, Fort Smith
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number 27938
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Aerodrome
Events Aerodrome - other


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