Incident at EDMONTON CITY CENTRE / BLATCHFORD AB (CYXD) (ATM - weather observation systems, ATM - inaccurate aeronautical information)

Summary

2005-02-02: The AWOS equipment at City Centre Airport was generating suspect auto weather observations: SPECI CYXD 020327Z AUTO 21011KT 9SM -RA CLR 05/M04 A2972 reporting light rain and a clear sky. The Edmonton International Airport weather observation for the same period was: SPECI CYEG 020341Z 24010G17KT 15SM -RA BKN040 OVC080 RMK SC5AS3 WSHFT BGN 0326Z shows 5/8 stratocumulus at 4000 feet and 3/8 altostratus at 8000 feet. The distance between the 2 airports is 15 miles.

Details


CADORS Number 2005C0258
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2005-02-01 - 03:27
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Injuries
Aerodrome ID CYXD
Aerodrome Name EDMONTON CITY CENTRE / BLATCHFORD AB (CYXD)
Geographic Location Alberta, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, City Centre
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number 53291-V2
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories ATM/CNS
Events ATM - weather observation systems,ATM - inaccurate aeronautical information


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