Incident at 80 NW GANDER INTL NL (CYQX) (ELT)


2014-11-13: ELT reported by multiple high level and low level aircraft 80 northwest of Gander. JRCC advised.
2014-11-13: UPDATE: JRCC SARSUM Report [H2013-00799]: ELT - Northern Newfoundland (492872N 0561068W - CCD2: Springdale Aerodrome). Gander ACC called to report high flying aircraft detections of a 121.5 signal over northern Newfoundland. The Hercules was tasked to home the signal and localized it to the Springdale airport. CASARA Deer Lake was tasked to investigate further, as the Herc couldn't land in Springdale. The signal was tracked to a Piper Aztec C-FNAD which was undergoing maintenance in Springdale. The beacon was turned off after this accidental activation. Case closed.


CADORS Number 2013A0451
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2013-05-23 - 23:00
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, 80 NW GANDER INTL NL (CYQX)
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number 161019-V2
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Other
Events ELT

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration FNAD | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner Budgell's Equipment & Rentals Limited
Operator Private
Make  Silhouette image of PIPER
Model PA-23-250
Year Built 1979
Engine Type Reciprocating
Engine Make  Silhouette image of AVCO LYCOMING
Engine Model IO-540-C4B5
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Parked
Damage No Damage
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events ELT

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