Incident at CALGARY INTL AB (CYYC) (Electrical problem, Aerodrome - visual aids)


2003-03-10: WJA 643 was on short final for Runway 34 at Calgary when the crew reported no approach lights. The Tower lighting status indicator showed all lights had been selected. Following aircraft confirmed that the approach lights were not working. The lights were brought back by turning off all essential field lighting and re-selecting the approach lights. The approach lights returned at 2340z. The Airport Duty Manager and airport electrical maintenance were advised.
2003-03-27: UPDATE Aerodrome Safety reported that the Calgary Airport Authority electrical department responded to the reported failure of the approach lights to Runway 34 at 1628 local time. However, electricians were unable to locate the problem or duplicate the malfunction. There have been no further reported deficiencies


CADORS Number 2003C0310
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2003-03-07 - 23:29
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Aerodrome ID CYYC
Geographic Location Alberta, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, Calgary
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number 28019
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [non-powerplant],Aerodrome
Events Electrical problem,Aerodrome - visual aids

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