Incident at Kelowna, B.C.


1997-01-02: GRO602 MD80 Puerto Vallarta to Kelowna, was cleared to Kelowna for an approach. The aircraft descended to 10,000 feet then climbed to 16,000 without a clerarance. Aircraft then requested a clearance to Spokane, Washington. While enroute to Spokane, the aircraft elected to turn around and proceed back to Kelowna.


CADORS Number 1996P0605
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By Transport Canada
Occurred At 1996-12-22 - 14:10
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location British Columbia, Canada, North America, Pacific Region, Kelowna, B.C.
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number
Reported By Transport Canada
Categories Airprox/TCAS alert/loss of separation/(near) midair collisions

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration United Mexican States
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of MCDONNELL DOUGLAS
Model MD-80 SERIES
Year Built
Engine Type
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number GRO602
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Approach
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Conflict - potential

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