Incident at GANDER INTL NL (CYQX)

Summary

2013-01-31: C-GVKT, Cessna 172N, contacted the Gander tower via cell phone to report that the flight was approximately 10 nautical miles east of the airport and the radio had failed. The transponder was switched to a code of 7600. The tower gave instructions via cell phone and gave a light signal to the aircraft on final. C-GVKT landed on Runway 21 at 16:12Z.

Details


CADORS Number 2013A0094
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2013-01-30 - 16:00
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID CYQX
Aerodrome Name GANDER INTL NL (CYQX)
Geographic Location Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, Gander International Airport (CYQX)
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number 157145-V1
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [non-powerplant]
Events



Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration GVKT | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner EXPLOITS VALLEY AIR SERVICES LTD.
Operator EXPLOITS VALLEY AIR SERVICES LTD (6676) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of CESSNA
CESSNA
Model  Silhouette image of 172N
172N
Year Built 1979
Engine Type Reciprocating
Engine Make  Silhouette image of AVCO LYCOMING
AVCO LYCOMING
Engine Model  Silhouette image of O-320-D2J
O-320-D2J
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Approach
Damage No Damage
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Aircraft navigation/communication equipment

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