Incident at FORT SIMPSON ISLAND NT (CET4) (Incursion - runway - pedestrian)


2003-05-13: UPDATE The CARS operators are located at Fort Simpson Airport proper, which is on the mainland and about 7 nautical miles from the Simpson Island Airport. The CARS operators are unaware of what goes on at the other airport unless they are told. The children, aged five and six, had wondered out on the runway when the Wolverine Air 206 pilot advised the CARS operator that he was in the overshoot and why. The RCMP were notified that there were pedestrians on the runway and drove to the airport and took the children home. No one in the aviation community at Fort Simpson can remember an event like this happing. A pilot who has lived and flown out of there for 10 years stated that this was a first for him. Four-year veteran CARS operators had never seen or heard of this happing at this location. Aerodrome Safety has contacted the operators who fly in and out of the Island Airport at Fort Simpson and advised them about this event.
2003-05-02: The pilot of C-GTUG, a Cessna 206, advised the CARS O/C at Fort Simpson that he was conducting an overshoot at Fort Simpson Island airstrip because there were children on the runway. The CARS O/C contacted the RCMP, who removed the children. C-GTUG landed without further incident.


CADORS Number 2003C0529
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2003-05-01 - 22:27
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID CET4
Geographic Location Northwest Territories, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, Fort Simpson Island
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number 28947
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Undershoot/overshoot,Runway incursion - vehicle, aircraft or person
Events Incursion - runway - pedestrian

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration GTUG | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator WOLVERINE AIR (1988) LTD. (893) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of CESSNA
Model U206G
Year Built 1981
Engine Type Reciprocating
Engine Model IO-520-F
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Approach
Damage No Damage
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Overshoot/missed approach

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