Incident at Springbank, AB


1997-07-21: C-GVBM, a Cessna 310, was doing some practice IFR work using the unpublished ILS 34 approach at Springbank and the pilot was cleared to enter a hold on the Calgary VOR at 6500 feet. At the same time, C-FCCM, a Piper Twin Comanche owned by Morgan Air Services, was also doing the unpublished approach and proceeding to the VOR at 6500 feet. The two a/c passed each other with minimal separation. Then, C-GBVM left the hold to do a procedure turn outbound for a self-vectored approach to Runway 34. C-FCCM was 6 miles south on a full procedure turn for the simulated ILS to Runway 34. Traffic was passed on to both a/c. C-FCCM intercepted the localizer one mile behind C-GVBM, who had intercepted from the opposite side. Conditions were VFR and no regulations were violated, however the pilot of the Morgan Air a/c complained that the other a/c had compromised his airspace.


CADORS Number 1997C0468
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 1997-07-04 - 14:30
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
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Geographic Location Alberta, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, Springbank, AB
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Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Other

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration GBVM | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner .
Operator Private
Make  Silhouette image of CESSNA
Model 310P
Year Built 1969
Engine Type Reciprocating
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Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
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Phase of Flight Approach
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Public complaint

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