Incident at WHITEHORSE/ ERIK NIELSEN INTL (CYXY) (Incursion - runway - vehicle)


2003-03-27: UPDATE Aerodrome Safety reported that Western Express operates Swearingen Merlin aircraft on a scheduled mail (bag) run between Vancouver, Terrace and and Whitehorse. Their machine went u/s at Whitehorse with engine problems. The company has a van positioned there to transport bank notes and other cargo to and from town. The driver on this occasion had been cleared onto the ramp area but no further. On board the truck were engine parts which were been taken to the RCMP hangar (where repairs were being conducted) at the south end of the airport on Taxiway Echo. The driver was notified and he admitted to a lapse in memory and procedures. No other vehicles or aircraft were inconvenienced
2003-03-13: An unidentified truck proceeded from the apron at Whitehorse Airport across Runway 19 and along Taxiway Echo without authorization. Airport Security was notified.


CADORS Number 2003C0329
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2003-03-12 - 23:14
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Aerodrome ID CYXY
Geographic Location Yukon, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, Whitehorse
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number 28085
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Runway incursion - vehicle, aircraft or person
Events Incursion - runway - vehicle

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