Incident at HALIFAX / STANFIELD INTL NS (CYHZ)

Summary

2014-11-18: UPDATE: from TCSC: At 00:11 EDT, 20 June 2013, the TCSC was contacted by the RCMP regarding multiple laser hits on a WestJet flight arriving at Halifax Stanfield International Airport (YHZ). At approximately 22:42 EDT (23:42 local time), 19 June 2013, the pilots of WestJet flight WS268, enroute from Toronto (YYZ) to Halifax (YHZ) reported being hit twice with a green laser in the cockpit while on arrival to YHZ at 7 miles out on final approach. The pilots suggested that the point of origin of the laser may have been Sackville, NB. Aircraft landed without incident and the regional TSI was informed.
2014-11-18: A Westjet Boeing 737-700 (WJA268) on a flight from Toronto, ON (CYYZ) to Halifax, NS (CYHZ) reported a green laser directed at the cockpit on approach to runway 05 in the Sackville area. The Airport duty manager was advised and informed RCMP to meet the pilots at gate.

Details


CADORS Number 2013A0542
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2013-06-20 - 02:33
Day or Night? Night-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID CYHZ
Aerodrome Name HALIFAX / STANFIELD INTL NS (CYHZ)
Geographic Location Nova Scotia, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, HALIFAX / STANFIELD INTL NS (CYHZ)
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number 162194-V1
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Security related
Events



Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner Westjet
Operator WESTJET (8893) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of BOEING
BOEING
Model  Silhouette image of 737 700
737 700
Year Built
Engine Type Turbo fan
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number WJA268
Flight Rule IFR
CARS Subpart 705
Phase of Flight Approach
Damage No Damage
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Laser interference

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