February 8, 1999

Incident at Saint John NB (ATS operating irregularity)

ICN2278 ATR42 departing IFR Saint John for Halifax climbed through 3000 feet in contravention to the clearance to maintain 3000 feet on a SID runway 32. Pilot advised that he had not received any restriction to climb. A review of the tape recordings revealed that the FSS had not included this restriction in the original clearance. Nil TSB

January 18, 1999

Incident at Fredericton NB

ICN2278 ATR43 on departure from Fredericton was observed on radar and confirmed by the pilot to be on a heading of 100 degrees rather than the assigned SID heading of 060 degrees. No other traffic.