Incident at Vancouver


1996-12-09: A report faxed to Vancouver FSS by the pilot of C-GKBX, indicated that the DH6 was northbound on the "salmon transit" at approx 500 feet agl about 1 mile north of the Sandheads fix when a C180 appeared at close range. The C180 was at approximately the same altitude, at its 9 o'clock position, on a heading of approximately 080 degrees. The pilot of the C180 gained visual contact of the DH6 and turned to the right to pass behind the DH6.


CADORS Number 1996P0567
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By
Occurred At 1996-12-06 - Unknown time
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
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Geographic Location British Columbia, Canada, North America, Pacific Region, Vancouver
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Categories Airprox/TCAS alert/loss of separation/(near) midair collisions

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration GKBX | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of DEHAVILLAND
Model DHC 6
Year Built 1978
Engine Type Turbo prop
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Private No
Amateur Built No
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Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Conflict - near collision (VFR or IFR)

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