Incident at near Sault Ste. Marie Airport (CYAM) (Other operational incident, Controlled airspace - unauthorized entry, Conflict - potential, Communication navigation surveillance/air traffic system, Communication error, Alleged Canadian Aviation Regulations (CARs) infraction)


1995-09-20: ONT289 was on final approach for Sault Ste. Marie Airport (CYAM) runway 29 at 6-7 miles when the flight crew reported a Cessna 180 or 185 aircraft on floats crossing in front of them (southbound) at a distance of about one-half (½) of a mile at 2,000 feet. The Tower Controller was not in contact with the operator of the float-equipped aircraft. Ops. impact -- unknown.


CADORS Number 1995O0465
Occurrence Type Incident
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Occurred At 1995-09-20 - 18:25
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
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Geographic Location Ontario, Canada, North America, Ontario Region, near Sault Ste. Marie Airport (CYAM)
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Categories Other,Airprox/TCAS alert/loss of separation/(near) midair collisions,ATM/CNS
Events Other operational incident,Controlled airspace - unauthorized entry,Conflict - potential,Communication navigation surveillance/air traffic system,Communication error,Alleged Canadian Aviation Regulations (CARs) infraction

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