Incident at Wabush, Labrador.


1996-07-13: The Cessna departed Wabush at 1502z on an IFR clearance that established the aircraft on the Wabush 219R at1513z. The Air Alliance Dash 8 departed Wabush on an IFR clearance that established the aircraft on the Wabush 198R approx. 20NM south, a request was then made to deviate to the east due to thunderstorms. The Dash 8 was cleared to climb on or to the east of the Wabush 198R. Moments later the C210 advised she was turning left to return to the airport because she was in a severe thunderstorm. At the time of the turnback the C210 was estimated to have been at 12,000 ft. and the Dash 8 was approx. 10,000 ft. The C210 declared an emergency and began decent into Wabush. Once the aircraft was stablized it was handed over to Wabush FSS when at this time the pilot cancelled the IFR and advised the FSS operator that she would divert to Goose Bay as the weather at Wabush was not very good. While enroute to Goose Bay weather reports were relayed to the aircraft from a military aircraft to the northeast. The C210 then decided to divert to Churchill where the aircraft landed safely at 1713z. RCC had been advised and the alert was secured after the aircraft landed. TSB closed.


CADORS Number 1996A0724
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By
Occurred At 1996-07-13 - 15:15
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, Wabush, Labrador.
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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 CESSNA
Model 210
Year Built
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Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number N5457A
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CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Unknown
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Conflict - loss of separation

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