Incident at FORT SMITH NT (CYSM) (Aerodrome - other)


2003-04-28: UPDATE Aerodrome Safety reported that the APM at Fort Smith as well as the owner of Big River Air called a safety meeting, which was attended by all individuals who operate on the airside at Fort Smith. They reviewed safety procedures and Airside Vehicle Operators Permit (AVOP) rules and requirements. The APM is still attempting to have Taxiway C2 designated as an apron area, which would eliminate this type of event. (Cadors #2003C0317)
2003-04-22: The CARS operator at Fort Smith advised that a Big River tractor carrying a barrel of fuel in it's bucket travelled down Taxiway C from the Big River hangar to Northwestern Air Lease (NWAL) and back again without authorization. During this time, Mule 301 was towing a BAe 31 from the ramp to NWAL on Taxiway C. No communication was available with the tractor driver.


CADORS Number 2003C0485
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2003-04-21 - 00:18
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Aerodrome ID CYSM
Aerodrome Name FORT SMITH NT (CYSM)
Geographic Location Northwest Territories, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, Fort Smith
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number 28771
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Aerodrome
Events Aerodrome - other

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