Incident at GANDER INTL NL (CYQX) (ELT)

Summary

2015-09-14: JRCC Halifax SARSUM Report#[S2015-00557]: (485622N 0543408W - CA53821 : Gander INTL). Canadian Mission Control Centre (CMCC) reported that GOES 62 had detected the activation of a Canadian registered Personnel Locator Broadcast (PLB) belonging to a 103 Squadron Cormorant helicopter (905). The PLB was not detected by any other satellites including Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite system (GOES) East and West. 103 Squadron verified that 905 was safely in the hanger and that they could not detect the homing signal on 121.5 Mhz.

Details


CADORS Number 2015A0832
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By Search and Rescue
Occurred At 2015-09-02 - 19:40
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID CYQX
Aerodrome Name GANDER INTL NL (CYQX)
Geographic Location Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, GANDER INTL NL (CYQX)
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TSB Class of Investigation
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Reported By Search and Rescue
Categories Other
Events ELT


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