Incident at CALGARY INTL AB (CYYC) (Overshoot/missed approach, Aerodrome - runway or taxiway surface condition)


2003-04-10: UPDATE Aerodrome Safety reported that crack sealant, once applied becomes rubber-like and is forced up to the top of runway surfaces. This event occurs in the spring during run-off or when heavy rains are in the area. The sealant was removed and normal operations were resumed. Re-sealing well be conducted in July or August.
2003-04-09: AAL 2081, an MD-80, and CPB 301, a BAe 31, had to execute missed approaches for Runway 16 at Calgary because of reported FOD on the runway. Runway 16 was closed for 12 minutes while airport personnel inspected it and they found crack sealant. Other runways were available and only minor inconvenience was experienced by aircraft during this time.


CADORS Number 2003C0438
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2003-04-08 - 20:23
Day or Night? Day-time
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 28575
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Undershoot/overshoot,Aerodrome
Events Overshoot/missed approach,Aerodrome - runway or taxiway surface condition

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