Incident at Sydney, NS


1997-08-05: Dehavilland DH8 Air Atlantic The DH8 was entering for a left hand downwind for Runway 25. The C172 crossed over the field to join the downwind leg at approximately the mid-point. Traffic was passed to both. The Cessna had the DH8 in sight but it is unclear if the DH8 had the Cessna in sight. Both aircraft made turns away from one another on downwind leg. FSS operator observed that "aircraft made close passage to one another". TSB evaluating.


CADORS Number 1994A0208
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By
Occurred At 1994-08-01 - 22:38
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
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Geographic Location Nova Scotia, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, Sydney, NS
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Categories Airprox/TCAS alert/loss of separation/(near) midair collisions

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration GDNH | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
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Occurrence Type Incident
Operator Private
Make  Silhouette image of CESSNA
Model 172
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Private No
Amateur Built No
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Phase of Flight Unknown
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Conflict - potential

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