Welcome, Guest. Please login or register.
Did you miss your activation email?
September 02, 2014, 02:46:32 AM
Home Help Login Register      
News: LiveATC.net Flyers Released!  Please click here to download & print a copy and be sure to post at an airport near you!


+  LiveATC Discussion Forums
|-+  Air Traffic Monitoring
| |-+  Aviation Audio Clips (Moderators: dave, RonR)
| | |-+  CYOW Tower Evacuation due to Fire Alarm (Ottawa, Ontario, Canada)
« previous next »
Pages: [1] Go Down Print
Author Topic: CYOW Tower Evacuation due to Fire Alarm (Ottawa, Ontario, Canada)  (Read 3041 times)
janlam01
Jr. Member
**
Offline Offline

Posts: 52


« on: August 13, 2013, 07:48:38 PM »

On August 8, 2013 around after 6pm ET, there was a fire alarm at the Ottawa Tower (https://twitter.com/FlyYOW/status/365612851613806592). The air traffic controllers had to evacuate and relocate to a "temporary tower".

Flights awaiting to land or takeoff were delayed, as well as a few flights diverted to Montreal (CYUL). Tower kept instructing aircraft at the airport to contact Ottawa Terminal if the needed anything, but Terminal kept telling the aircraft (who contacted) to switch back onto the Tower or Ground frequency.

Once ATC relocated to the temporary tower and the runway inspected, Air Canada 192, Porter 267, and Air Canada 889 were the first three flights to land before allowing any aircraft to depart. Air Canada 460, Air Canada Jazz 8749, and WestJet 368 diverted to Montreal.

The edited audio clip that I am sharing is just over 21 minutes long, extracted and combined from 22:00Z and 22:30Z half-hourly archive clips.

Link to audio: https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/8728985/CYOW%20Tower%20Evacuation%20due%20to%20Fire%20Alarm.mp3, file size: 9,986KB. (Due to numeruous failed attempts in uploading this audio file onto LiveATC Forum, I have uploaded this file onto Dropbox instead. If somebody wants to reupload it onto this thread as an attachment, by all means. )
Logged
Pages: [1] Go Up Print 
« previous next »
Jump to:  


Login with username, password and session length

Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.19 | SMF © 2011, Simple Machines Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!