2005-04-08: UPDATE Aerodrome Safety reported that the pilot of the ski equipped PA 18 was on contract to the Yukon Fish and Game office at Whitehorse who were conducting Caribou surveys in the area incorporating helicopters as well as the this ski equipped aircraft. It was reported that the aircraft was air borne by 1-200 feet when it passed overhead the CARS operator's vehicle who was returning to the terminal after conducting a runway inspection. The pilot has been asked to call Transport Canada if and when he returns to Beaver Creek.
2005-04-08: The CARS O/C at Beaver Creek airport was conducting a Runway Condition Inspection in an airport vehicle. While the vehicle was still on the runway, the pilot of N7348L, a Piper PA-18, took off. It is not known how close the aircraft was to the vehicle, whether the pilot was aware of the presence of the vehicle, nor is it known if the pilot made position reports on the airport MF. It was also reported that the airport vehicle was not equipped with a radio that could monitor the MF.


CADORS Number 2005C0675
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2005-04-02 - 00:00
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Aerodrome ID CYXQ
Geographic Location Yukon, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, Beaver Creek
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number 54764-V1
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Airprox/TCAS alert/loss of separation/(near) midair collisions

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration the United States of America
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator Private
Make  Silhouette image of PIPER
Model PA18 150
Year Built 1975
Engine Type Reciprocating
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Takeoff
Damage No Damage
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Conflict - potential

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