Incident at vicinity of Ottawa (M-CIA) (Conflict - near collision (VFR or IFR), Conflict - loss of separation, Communication navigation surveillance/air traffic system)


1996-08-06: C-FHLO Learjet 35A Samaritan Air Service Ltd. The Learjet departed runway 25 at Ottawa (M-CIA) (CYOW) bound for Montréal International (Dorval) Airport (CYUL). The aircraft was cleared to 5,000 feet and was being vectored on a heading of about 220 degrees. The Mooney was on a VFR flight from Lachute Airport (CSE4) to Port Huron, MI (U.S.A.) (KPHN) on top of an undercast ceiling. ATC provided traffic information to the Learjet crew on the Mooney, indicating it was at 12:00 o'clock, one mile, indicating 4,700 feet. The Learjet crew responded immediately that they had the traffic. The aircraft passed each other with approximately 300 feet vertical separation and less than one-half mile lateral separation, about 12 miles southeast of Ottawa (M-CIA). ATC was conducting controller training at the time.


CADORS Number 1996O0306
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Occurred At 1996-08-03 - 16:00
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
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Geographic Location Ontario, Canada, North America, Ontario Region, vicinity of Ottawa (M-CIA)
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Reported By Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Categories Airprox/TCAS alert/loss of separation/(near) midair collisions,ATM/CNS
Events Conflict - near collision (VFR or IFR),Conflict - loss of separation,Communication navigation surveillance/air traffic system

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