Incident at SAULT STE. MARIE ON (CYAM) (Other operational incident, Conflict - loss of separation, Conflict - IFR & VFR, Communication navigation surveillance/air traffic system)


1996-01-25: The Air Ontario aircraft (operating as ONT294) was on an IFR flight from Sault Ste. Marie Airport (CYAM) to Toronto (LBPIA) (CYYZ). The Simo Air aircraft (operating as CMO004) was on a VFR flight from Sault Ste. Marie Airport (CYAM) to Elliot Lake Municipal Airport (CYEL). ONT294 departed runway 29 and commenced a right turn to 060º early to avoid conflict with CMO004 departing off runway 22 in a right turn to Elliot Lake. The two aircraft allegedly came within 800 feet vertically of each another. Weather at the time was VMC. Ops. impact -- unknown.


CADORS Number 1994O0098
Occurrence Type Incident
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Occurred At 1994-02-03 - 23:09
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Aerodrome ID CYAM
Geographic Location Ontario, Canada, North America, Ontario Region,
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TSB Class of Investigation
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Categories Other,Airprox/TCAS alert/loss of separation/(near) midair collisions,ATM/CNS
Events Other operational incident,Conflict - loss of separation,Conflict - IFR & VFR,Communication navigation surveillance/air traffic system

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