Incident at Vicinity of Halifax (Other operational incident)


1996-11-25: ARN 842 was enroute from Charlottetown to Halifax and was passed traffic at its 12:30 position southeast bound, intermittent target, type and altitude unknown. ARN 842 reported visual contact with target at 5000 feet. Pilot initially thought the aircraft was a CP140 but a check with Greenwood confirmed no CP140's airborne in that area and Northbay confirmed no military aircraft in the area. Pilot again confirmed visual contact at 7 miles but couldn't confirm the type but said that it was a medium sized multi engined aircraft. Matter was reported to the Enfield RCMP Detachment as a possible drug aircraft.


CADORS Number 1996A0873
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 1996-11-25 - 14:26
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
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Geographic Location Nova Scotia, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, Vicinity of Halifax
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Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Other
Events Other operational incident

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