Incident at WHITECOURT AB (CYZU) (ATM - other)


2003-06-12: Due to highway construction near Whitecourt, AB, all phone lines were severed sometime during the early morning on June 10, 2003 resulting in complete telephone communications loss at the airport. The FSS station operated with use of a cell phone during the outage. Service was restored at 2322Z, June 11, 2003 with the exception of the 421 Line. Telus will restore 421 morning of June 12, 2003.
2003-07-04: UPDATE Aerodrome Safety reported that the Gas Co-op construction group inadvertently cut a 600 splice fibre optic telephone cable which caused the loss of telephone communications to the airport. Blue prints are being studied more vigorously by the white-hatted folks at Co-op.


CADORS Number 2003C0737
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2003-06-10 - 07:00
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Aerodrome ID CYZU
Geographic Location Alberta, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, Whitecourt
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number 29845
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories ATM/CNS
Events ATM - other

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