Incident at MAKKOVIK NL (CYFT) (ATM - inaccurate aeronautical information)

Summary

2010-05-18: The Halifax Flight Information Centre (FIC) received a request for the 20:00Z weather report (METAR) for Makkovick (CYFT). When passed the altimeter, the pilot questioned the altimeter reading of 29.82. The altimeter reading at 19:00Z was also 29.82 but 18:00Z was 30.09; there was no remark of PRESFR (Pressure Falling Rapidly: at 19:00Z. The 20:00Z was the last observation of the day. After a message was left, the manager of the weather office contacted Halifax FIC and advised the altimeter was now 30.14 and the 20:00Z altimeter was wrong. He was unable to issue a 21:00Z METAR. There was no reported operational impact.

Details


CADORS Number 2010A0416
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2010-05-17 - 20:00
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID CYFT
Aerodrome Name MAKKOVIK NL (CYFT)
Geographic Location Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, Makkovik (CYFT)
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number 119016-V1
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories ATM/CNS
Events ATM - inaccurate aeronautical information


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