Incident at WINNIPEG / JAMES ARMSTRONG RICHARDSON INTL MB (CYWG) (ELT)

Summary

2003-03-26: RCC Trenton reported that the SARSAT formed an ELT case at Winnipeg. A CC-130 Hercules was launched and homed the signal to downtown Winnipeg. Industry Canada was also tasked and located the signal in an apartment building. Industry Canada suspects that the false ELT signal is associated with pirated satellite TV systems.

Details


CADORS Number 2003C0385
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By Search and Rescue
Occurred At 2003-03-25 - 17:00
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries
Aerodrome ID CYWG
Aerodrome Name WINNIPEG / JAMES ARMSTRONG RICHARDSON INTL MB (CYWG)
Geographic Location Manitoba, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, Downtown Winnipeg
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number
Reported By Search and Rescue
Categories Other
Events ELT


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