Incident at REGINA INTL SK (CYQR) (Aerodrome - power failure, Aerodrome - other, ATM - NAVAIDS/radar)

Summary

2003-03-10: At 2045Z on March 7, SASK Power inadvertently knocked out the commercial power feeds to Regina airport. Most power was restored through on-site IPU's, but the Field Electrical Center (FEC) failed to start up on its own and had to be manually started. Tower and PAL frequencies were temporarily lost, as were the ILS, ATIS, RVR, Stony Rapids RCO and the Regina NDB. ACC lost contact with four high flying aircraft on the PALs for approximately one hour. Commercial power was restored 45 minutes later at 2124Z.

Details


CADORS Number 2003C0311
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2003-03-07 - 20:45
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Injuries
Aerodrome ID CYQR
Aerodrome Name REGINA INTL SK (CYQR)
Geographic Location Saskatchewan, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, Regina
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number 28020
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Aerodrome,ATM/CNS
Events Aerodrome - power failure,Aerodrome - other,ATM - NAVAIDS/radar


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