Incident at 13 NM NE Calgary


1996-03-08: The Airbus was on descent to 7000 feet on approach into Calgary when advised of VFR traffic at 11 o'clock position, altitude unknown. The descent was checked at 8000 feet. The crew of the Airbus spotted the VFR traffic, a PA28, level at 8000 feet and immediately initiated a climb. They did not receive a TCAS warning until after the climb was initiated. The traffic reportedly passed within 1/2 mile of the Airbus.


CADORS Number 1994W0500
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By
Occurred At 1994-04-06 - 16:00
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
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Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Alberta, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, 13 NM NE Calgary
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TSB Class of Investigation
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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
Make  Silhouette image of AIRBUS
Model  Silhouette image of A320 211
A320 211
Year Built
Engine Type
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number CDN901
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Descent
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Conflict - IFR & VFR,TCAS alert

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