Incident at 40 NM NNW St. John's Airport


1999-02-08: ARN837 DH8 departed runway 34 at 2108z and after radar identified was cleared to 14,000 feet enroute Gander. SPR602 SW3 departed runway 29 at 2110z and after radar identified was cleared to 12,000 feet enroute Gander. While climbing, SPR602 was advised of ARN837 and reported having the flight visual. SPR602 outclimbed ARN837 to 12,000 feet. When ARN837 was climbing through 12,000 feet, radar separation eroded to less then 3 miles. SPR602 was given vectors away from ARN837. ARN837 was advised of the traffic and also received a TCAS alert. As ARN837 passed through 13,000 feet, separation was established. NIL - TSB. Update: TSB case close. TSB file # A99A014.


CADORS Number 1999A0068
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 1999-01-29 - 21:20
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, 40 NM NNW St. John's Airport
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Airprox/TCAS alert/loss of separation/(near) midair collisions

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration GANF | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of DEHAVILLAND
Model DHC 8 102
Year Built 1986
Engine Type Turbo prop
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number ARN837
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Conflict - loss of separation,TCAS alert

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