2015-12-21: A CANLink Aviation Diamond DA 20-C1 (C-FDYW
) from Sydney, SN (CYQY)
to Moncton, NB (CYQM)
reported taxiing for departure at CYQY.
Airport advisory was given for Runway 01. The Extended Computer Display System (EXCDS) flight plan list (FPL) was not immediately available to the flight service station (FSS). FSS advised C-FDYW
to squawk 1200 and standby for FPL squawk code. FSS informed C-FDYW
of aircraft radio control of aerodrome lighting (ARCAL) 01/19 frequency 123.2. FSS was unable to establish further communications with C-FDYW
. The ARCAL 01/19 was observed illuminated. FSS contacted CYQY
security to arrange for check due uncertainty of position of departing aircraft. While in contact with CYQY
security a VFR target was observed departing Runway 01 at CYQY.
Charlottetown, PE (CYYG)
FSS advised Moncton, NB (CZQM)
area control centre (ACC) of departing VFR traffic and no communications with aircraft. A short time later, C-FDYW
was observed squawking the correct code. Aircraft contacted CYYG
FSS and advised they had been transmitting on 123.2.