Incident at DEER LAKE NL (CYDF) (ELT)


2015-04-09: At 1539Z, a Jazz aircraft (JZA8880) reported an emergency locator transmitter (ELT) signal on 121.5 approximately 25 NM west of Deer Lake, NL (CYDF). CYDF flight service station (FSS) called local agencies but none had heard the ELT. At 1615Z, FSS advised Gander, NL (CYQX) Shift Manager who subsequently notified Joint Rescue Coordination Centre (JRCC) Halifax at 1621Z. Sometime later, CYDF FSS advised that an old ELT that was used for training purposes was found.


CADORS Number 2015A0249
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2015-03-30 - 15:39
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID CYDF
Aerodrome Name DEER LAKE NL (CYDF)
Geographic Location Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, DEER LAKE NL (CYDF)
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number 185442-V1
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Other
Events ELT

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