Incident at Lloydminster, AB


1997-04-17: A Piper PA-31, C-GJUS, was on an IFR flight plan from Edmonton to Lloydminster and on final approach to Runway 07 when a CF-18 Hornet passed in front of him at the same altitude and at a distance of 1/4 mile. During the flight from Edmonton, the same CF-18 had come up from behind the PA-31 and passed it at a distance of about 1/2 mile. The CF-18 was then observed by Lloydminster FSS staff circling to the southwest of the airport. When C-GJUS reported final at 5 miles and 3500 feet MSL, the CF-18 crossed his path from south to north at the same altitude and about 1/4 mile. The FSS had no radio communication with the pilot of the CF-18. The PA-31 landed safely, however, the passenger on the a/c and the pilot were very upset by the incident, and the pilot filed a complaint with Cold Lake ATS, as well as reporting the incident to Edmonton ACC.


CADORS Number 1997C0217
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 1997-04-16 - 17:17
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
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Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Alberta, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, Lloydminster, AB
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TSB Class of Investigation
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Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Other,Airprox/TCAS alert/loss of separation/(near) midair collisions

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration GJUS | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner 561112 ALBERTA LTD
Operator Private
Make  Silhouette image of PIPER
Model  Silhouette image of PA31
Year Built 1979
Engine Type Reciprocating
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Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
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CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Approach
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Public complaint,Conflict - IFR & VFR

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