Incident at 50 NM NW Yorkton, Saskatchewan (ATS operating irregularity)


1996-12-09: The pilot of C-FXCN who was on an IFR flight plan from Winnipeg to St. Brieux, Saskatchewan at FL200 elected to descend without authorization so that he could land visually. It was reported that the pilot assumed that he was in uncontrolled airspace and therefore did not need a clearance to descend.


CADORS Number 1996C0546
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 1996-12-07 - 00:15
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
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Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Saskatchewan, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, 50 NM NW Yorkton, Saskatchewan
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TSB Class of Investigation
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Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories ATM/CNS
Events ATS operating irregularity

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration FXCN | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator Private
Make  Silhouette image of CESSNA
Model P210N
Year Built 1978
Engine Type Reciprocating
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type
Private No
Amateur Built No
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Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Descent
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Controlled airspace - unauthorized entry

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