Incident at 45 miles NW of Stephenville Nfld. (ATS operating irregularity)


1996-07-27: AFR055 (Air France) a B747 enroute from Chicago Illinois to Paris France at FL330. MPH806 (Martinair) a B767 was enroute from Newark New Jersey to Amsterdam Holland. At a position 45 nm Nortwest of Stephenville Nfld. the two aircraft's tracks crossed. Both aircraft took evasive action following TCAS warnings of a possible collision course. The aircraft crossed with less than the required seperation. TSB investigating with Don Coleman System Safety as Minister's Observer.


CADORS Number 1996A0749
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By
Occurred At 1996-07-27 - 01:55
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
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Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, 45 miles NW of Stephenville Nfld.
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Reported By
Categories Airprox/TCAS alert/loss of separation/(near) midair collisions,ATM/CNS
Events ATS operating irregularity

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration
Occurrence Type Incident
Make  Silhouette image of BOEING
Model 747
Year Built
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Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number FBPVS
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CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Unknown
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events TCAS alert

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