Incident at Mazatlan, Mexico

Summary

1996-01-19: During the climbout from Mazatlan, the crew of C-GVXC had been cleared to FL350. As they were passing FL330, they received first a TCAS "TA" followed shortly by an "RA" with instruction to climb. As the crew were following the company SOP's, they were able to make visual contact with the traffic, an opposite direction B727 approx. four miles ahead. When ATC was queried by the crew, they responded that radar separation was being maintained and to expedite the climb through FL330. Traffic was 80 nm at FL330. The two aircraft passed each other with an estimated spacing between them of 1,000' vertical and two miles horizontal. The other aircraft also reported a TCAS warning. Ops. Impact -- unknown. From a TSB Initial Notification.Air1: C-GVXC / UnknownAir2: EA32 / B727Air3: Canada 3000 / UnknownOccurrence: Operating Irregularity (Foreign Airspace)Class: IICategory: 310 315

Details


CADORS Number 1994O0664
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By
Occurred At 1994-12-02 - 20:00
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Injuries
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Geographic Location United Mexican States, North America, National Capital Region (NCR), Mazatlan, Mexico
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Reported By
Categories Airprox/TCAS alert/loss of separation/(near) midair collisions
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Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration GVXC | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner CANADA 3000 AIRLINES LIMITED
Operator CANADA 3000 AIRLINES LIMITED/ LIGNES AERIENNES CANADA 3000 LIMITEE (5687) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of AIRBUS
AIRBUS
Model A320 212
Year Built 1994
Engine Type Turbo fan
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Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
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Phase of Flight Climb
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Conflict - loss of separation,TCAS alert

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