Incident at WABUSH NL (CYWK) (Diversion, Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown, Aerodrome - visual aids, Aerodrome - power failure)

Summary

2011-01-24: Following a power outage in Wabush (CYWK), several facilities were affected. The airport was closed. The runway lights and navaids were not working. Airport maintenance reported that the back-up generator would not cut in due to low coolent level. A NOTAM was issued to close the runway at 23:22Z All systems returned to normal at 02:40Z on January 24. EV7645 and SPR912 were diverted to Sept-Îles (CYZV).

Details


CADORS Number 2011A0062
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2011-01-23 - 21:56
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID CYWK
Aerodrome Name WABUSH NL (CYWK)
Geographic Location Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, Wabush Airport (CYWK)
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number 128432-V2
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Other,Aerodrome
Events Diversion,Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown,Aerodrome - visual aids,Aerodrome - power failure


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