Incident at 40 North of Halifax Airport


1997-03-18: ARN846 was inbound from Charlottetown to Halifax at 12,000 ft. CGOYX was outbound from Halifax to Fredricton with clearance to climb to 6,000 feet. ARN846 was given a heading vector and cleared to descend to 7,000 feet. ARN846 read back 6,000 feet. The readback error was not picked up and corrected by ATS. ARN846 descended through 7,000 ft. Seperation decreased to approximately 1.5 miles and 300 feet. TSB evaluating.


CADORS Number 1995A0337
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By
Occurred At 1995-03-28 - 19:45
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Nova Scotia, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, 40 North of Halifax Airport
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 Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator AIR NOVA Private
Make  Silhouette image of DEHAVILLAND
Model DHC 8
Year Built 1974
Engine Type Reciprocating
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number ARN826
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Unknown
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Conflict - loss of separation

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