Incident at Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario (Other operational incident, Controlled airspace - unauthorized entry, Conflict - potential, Communication navigation surveillance/air traffic system, Communication error, Alleged Canadian Aviation Regulations (CARs) infraction, ATS operating irregularity)


1996-09-03: The Air Ontario aircraft (operating as ONT293) was on an IFR flight to the Sault Ste. Marie Airport (CYAM). N926MA was departing from the Sault Ste. Marie (Sanderson Field), MI (U.S.A.) (KANJ). N926MA cut through the Canadian Sault Ste. Marie control zone after departing from the American Sault Ste. Marie (Sanderson Field). The aircraft was approximately two (2) miles off the end of runway 29, southbound, while ONT293 was approximately two and one-half to three (2½-3) miles final. The first call from N926MA was on the 110 degree radial of the Sault Ste. Marie VORTAC (based on DF information). Teh flight crew of ONT293 said that they had N926MA on TCAS but not visual. The controller informed the pilot of N926MA of the rules and the pilot replied that he had ONT293 in sight. Ops. impact -- unknown. The owner/operator of N926MA is not known.


CADORS Number 1996O0369
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 1996-08-29 - 21:55
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
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Geographic Location Ontario, Canada, North America, Ontario Region, Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario
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Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Other,Airprox/TCAS alert/loss of separation/(near) midair collisions,ATM/CNS
Events Other operational incident,Controlled airspace - unauthorized entry,Conflict - potential,Communication navigation surveillance/air traffic system,Communication error,Alleged Canadian Aviation Regulations (CARs) infraction,ATS operating irregularity

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