Incident at Cozumel, Mexico

Summary

1996-01-20: The crew of CMM616 had been cleared for a VOR Approach to runway 11 at Cozumel. The crew was about to contact the tower and report eight miles final when a Continental Airlines B737 contacted the tower, also indicating eight miles final. The crew of CMM616 was able to make visual contact with the B737 which was at the same altitude with less than one mile lateral separation. CMM616 completed a 360 degree turn and landed uneventfully behind the B737. The crew of the B737 indicated that they had been using 129.3 MHz, which is an unpublished frequency, prior to reporting in with the tower. Ops. Impact -- unknown. From a TSB Initial Notification.

Details


CADORS Number 1996O0069
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By
Occurred At 1996-01-20 - Unknown time
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Injuries
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location United Mexican States, North America, National Capital Region (NCR), Cozumel, Mexico
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number
Reported By
Categories Airprox/TCAS alert/loss of separation/(near) midair collisions
Events



Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner
Operator CANADA 3000 AIRLINES LIMITED/ LIGNES AERIENNES CANADA 3000 LIMITEE (5687)
Make  Silhouette image of AIRBUS
AIRBUS
Model  Silhouette image of A320
A320
Year Built
Engine Type
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number CMM616
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Unknown
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Conflict - loss of separation

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