Incident at ST. JOHN'S INTL NL (CYYT) (Communication error)


2015-02-05: An Exploits Valley Air Services Beech 1900D (EV7617) from St. John's, NL (CYYT) to Gander, NL (CYQX) delayed departure Runway 29 by approximately five minutes due to a ground vehicle (P352) who was working on Runway 29 experiencing radio problems. P352 was instructed to exit Runway 29 while EV7617 was taxiing for departure. Tower never received verbal confirmation from the vehicle to exit the runway after three attempts. Runway lights were flashed and a vehicle was observed exiting Runway 29 onto Tacan Road. A field foreman confirmed that the vehicle on Tacan Road was P352 and EV7617 was authorized to take-off Runway 29 at 1233Z.


CADORS Number 2015A0079
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2015-01-27 - 12:28
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID CYYT
Aerodrome Name ST. JOHN'S INTL NL (CYYT)
Geographic Location Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, ST. JOHN'S INTL NL (CYYT)
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number 183573-V1
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Other
Events Communication error

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