Incident at GANDER INTL NL (CYQX)

Summary

2010-01-15: RSCU910, an EH10 Cormorant on a round robin VFR flight from Gander (CYQX) to Fogo (CDY3) to Gander, lost communications inbound to Gander at 03:01Z. Communications were initially established on the inbound leg approximately 25 miles North of Gander, and the tower instructed RSCU910 to report final for Taxiway C, and RSCU910 acknowledged. However, approximately two miles north of the field, RSCU910 squawked 7600, communications could not be reestablished, and the Tower gave RSCU910 the green light to land on Taxiway C. There was no traffic in the zone. RSCU910 landed on Taxiway C at 03:02Z.

Details


CADORS Number 2010A0044
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2010-01-15 - 03:01
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID CYQX
Aerodrome Name GANDER INTL NL (CYQX)
Geographic Location Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, Gander Intl (CYQX)
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number 115261-V1
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [non-powerplant]
Events



Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Helicopter
 Silhouette image of Helicopter
Canadian Registration
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner
Operator State
Make WESTLAND
Model
Year Built
Engine Type Turbo shaft
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number RSCU910
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage No Damage
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Aircraft navigation/communication equipment

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