Incident at Miami (40 mi N), Florida, U.S.A. (ATS operating irregularity)


1997-07-11: CDN276 was flying southbound towards Miami, Florida at 11,000 feet. An American Eagle aircraft (type and registration unknown) was also southbound at the same altitude but two (2) miles to the left of the B737. The controller instructed the American Eagle to turn right, an instruction which they refused. The controller then instructed the B737 to turn right and they refused. At this time, the B737 received a TCAS RA to climb which they followed. After climbing 300 feet, the crew received a "clear of traffic" indication. Miami Control Centre indicated to the crew that the controller involved was a trainee, who would receive more training. This information was passed to the NTSB Miami to be forwarded to the FAA. Ops. impact -- unknown. 108 S.O.B. - 102 passengers; 6 crew. From a TSB Initial Notification (#A97F0021).


CADORS Number 1997O0158
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Occurred At 1997-03-28 - 23:13
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location the United States of America, North America, National Capital Region (NCR), Miami (40 mi N), Florida, U.S.A.
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number
Reported By Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Categories Airprox/TCAS alert/loss of separation/(near) midair collisions,ATM/CNS
Events ATS operating irregularity

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration GCPX | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of BOEING
Model 737 217
Year Built 1981
Engine Type Turbo fan
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number CDN276
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Descent
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events TCAS alert

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