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

Summary

2005-02-07: AWOS equipment continuously issued reading for both ceiling and visibility that did not reflect actual conditions. At times special reports were being received every 2 minutes. Visibility reported as 5/8 of 1 mile -SN when tower observed a minimum of 2 miles and the RVR indicated 60+. A special sequence was issued reporting the local conditions as 5/8 - SN BKN001 OVC005 and pilot reported vertical visibility as 4,900 ASL and had the field in sight at 2.6 NM.

Details


CADORS Number 2005C0277
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2005-02-05 - 02:25
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID CYXD
Aerodrome Name EDMONTON CITY CENTRE / BLATCHFORD AB (CYXD)
Geographic Location Alberta, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, Edmonton City Centre
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number 53370-V1
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories ATM/CNS
Events ATM - weather observation systems


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