Incident at 45 North Halifax


1996-01-25: DHC-8 was advised of VFR aircraft overtaking him at 12500 feet. VFR aircraft had DHC-8 in sight. Despite being given this info, DHC-8 pilot acted on the TCAS alert and descended to 11500 feet. Pilot advised that company policy required him to do so. TSB evaluating.


CADORS Number 1994A0052
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By
Occurred At 1994-02-17 - 15:00
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Nova Scotia, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, 45 North Halifax
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number
Reported By
Categories Airprox/TCAS alert/loss of separation/(near) midair collisions

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator AIR NOVA
Make  Silhouette image of DEHAVILLAND
Model DHC 8
Year Built
Engine Type
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number ARN842
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events TCAS alert

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