Incident at South of Moncton (ATS operating irregularity)


1996-05-22: Skylink departed Moncton planning 9000 ft. for Halifax. Moncton prime radar was unservicable for maintenence. Air Nova was out of Halifax planned 1,2000 ft. to Moncton. Traffic was passed to Air Nova as an unknown type and altitude with a groundspeed of 260 kts. The was no apparent correlation between the prime target as displayed and the flight data on Skylink. The two aircraft passed about 1.5 miles laterally 20 miles south of Moncton. Skylink continued south and entered Halifax TCU airspace without an estimate or coordination. The aircraft called Moncton Centre about 15 miles north of Halifax requesting descent. The aircraft was assigned a code and pointed out to the Halifax controller. There were numerous other aircraft in the Halifax airspace. TSB evaluating.


CADORS Number 1996A0535
Occurrence Type Incident
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Occurred At 1996-05-22 - 14:10
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Fatalities 0
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Geographic Location New Brunswick, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, South of Moncton
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Categories ATM/CNS
Events ATS operating irregularity

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