Incident at East of Sydney NS


1999-09-07: FOBYN PA31 enroute St. Pierre (LFVP) to Sydney at 6000 feet requested lower altitude at 1941z. Aircraft was cleared to 3000 feet and readback was given. At 1951z FOBYN requested a Visual approach at Sydney. The current altitude of the aircraft was queried by the controller and the pilot stated 2000 feet. The controller informed the pilot that he had been cleared to 3000 feet. The pilot stated that he understood the altitude he was cleared to was 2000 feet. No other aircraft involved. Aircraft given clearance for the approach at 1952z. Nil TSB


CADORS Number 1999A0488
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 1999-09-03 - 19:51
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
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Geographic Location Nova Scotia, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, East of Sydney NS
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Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Other

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration French Republic
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator AIR SAINT-PIERRE, S.A. (2331) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of PIPER
Model PA 31P 350
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Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
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Phase of Flight Descent
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Alleged Canadian Aviation Regulations (CARs) infraction

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