Incident at Sydney NS


1999-08-30: ARN815 DH8 departing Runway 25 at Sydney received a TCAS alert. An F18 was doing a VFR airshow practice approach with a rapid rate of closure on the DH8. The TCAS advised the DH8 to climb at 1800 feet per minute. The pilot reacted accordingly for approximately 5 seconds. The situation was quickly resolved when the F18 outclimbed the DH8. Both pilots advised that an unsafe condition did not exist but since the TCAS alert was received and acted on the DH8 pilot had to report it. NIL TSB


CADORS Number 1999A0466
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 1999-08-29 - 15:15
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
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Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Nova Scotia, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, Sydney NS
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Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Airprox/TCAS alert/loss of separation/(near) midair collisions

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
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Canadian Registration
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator AIR NOVA Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of DEHAVILLAND
Model DHC 8 102
Year Built
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Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
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CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Takeoff
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events TCAS alert

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