Incident at YELLOWKNIFE NT (CYZF)

Summary

2003-07-17: UPDATE Maintenance and Manufacturing reported that the aircraft's VHF communications system was inspected and a fuse for # 1 COMM was found burnt and there was a poor connection for the # 2 COMM. Repairs have been completed and the aircraft has been returned to service.
2003-07-07: C-GSBK, a Piper PA-23 Aztec, entered the circuit at Yellowknife without a functioning radio and followed proper procedures in the process. The Tower staff recognized the situation and used the light gun to assist the pilot to land safely on Runway 27 without incident. No impact on other operations. The cause of the radio failure is not known.

Details


CADORS Number 2003C0883
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2003-07-06 - 02:01
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries
Aerodrome ID CYZF
Aerodrome Name YELLOWKNIFE NT (CYZF)
Geographic Location Northwest Territories, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, Yellowknife
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number 30428
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [non-powerplant],ATM/CNS
Events



Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner Private
Operator Private
Make  Silhouette image of PIPER
PIPER
Model PA23 250
Year Built 1965
Engine Type Reciprocating
Engine Make  Silhouette image of AVCO LYCOMING
AVCO LYCOMING
Engine Model IO-540-C4B5
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 Aircraft navigation/communication equipment,Navigation assistance

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