Incident at DEER LAKE NL (CYDF)


1997-05-15: Complaint/Airmanship The Provincial Airlines Metroliner was on a flight from Blanc-Sablon to Deer Lake. (C-FITW, SPR903) The Air Labrador Dash 8 was to depart Deer Lake for St. John's. (C-GAAN, LAL1470) SPR970 was cleared to the Deer Lake airport, straight in ILS RWY25. LAL1470 departed VFR on RWY07 from the taxiway intersection at 1724z expecting to receive IFR clearance while airborne. SPR903 reported 5nm North West of the Junction Beacon at that time. Right after LAL1470 was airborne SPR903 reported at the Junction Beacon. At 400 AGL LAL 1470 initiated a right turn to proceed on course. Shortly thereafter LAL1470 reported having SPR903 visual at 9 to 10 o'clock position and a distance of 1.5nm. The crew of SPR903 called in this complaint to Gander ACC. TSB no involvement.


CADORS Number 1997A0226
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Occurred At 1997-05-14 - 17:24
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Aerodrome ID CYDF
Aerodrome Name DEER LAKE NL (CYDF)
Geographic Location Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, Deer Lake Airport, NF.
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number
Reported By Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Categories Other

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration FITW | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of FAIRCHILD
Model SA227AC
Year Built 1986
Engine Type Turbo prop
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number SPR903
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Unknown
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Public complaint

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