Incident at J.A. DOUGLAS MCCURDY SYDNEY AIRPORT

Summary

2013-02-18: C-GDVH, Cessna 172M, was conducting circuits Runway 25 in Sydney. At 17:40Z, C-GDVH reported downwind for Runway 25 in Sydney (CYQY). The NAV CANADA Auxiliary Radar Display System (NARDS) target then coasted and the Flight Service Station (FSS) was unable to contact the aircraft on Mandatory Frequency (MF) 122.0. The pilot contacted the FSS via cell phone advising of radio failure at 17:53Z. C-GDVH landed safely on Runway 25 at 17:57Z.

Details


CADORS Number 2013A0130
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2013-02-15 - 17:40
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID CYQY
Aerodrome Name J.A. DOUGLAS MCCURDY SYDNEY AIRPORT
Geographic Location Nova Scotia, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, Sydney (CYQY)
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number 157649-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 GDVH | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner SYDNEY AIR SEARCH SOCIETY
Operator Private
Make  Silhouette image of CESSNA
CESSNA
Model  Silhouette image of 172M
172M
Year Built 1975
Engine Type Reciprocating
Engine Make  Silhouette image of AVCO LYCOMING
AVCO LYCOMING
Engine Model  Silhouette image of O-320-E2D
O-320-E2D
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage No Damage
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Aircraft navigation/communication equipment

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