Incident at 215 NM NW of Iqaluit, NT (ATS operating irregularity)


2000-05-17: BFF 200, a Beech King Air, was enroute from Taloyoak to Iqaluit at FL 290, and because of a miscommunication between Edmonton ACC and Iqaluit FSS, the crew of BFF 200 received a clearance from Iqaluit FSS out of controlled airspace and descended without Montreal ACC's knowledge or approval. There was no conflicting traffic at the time. A preliminary NavCanada investigation has begun. OPI - ANS and Airspace; Enforcement UPDATE ANS reported that NAVCANADA held a Fact Finding Board.


CADORS Number 1999C0279
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 1999-04-03 - 04:47
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Fatalities 0
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Geographic Location Nunavut, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, 215 NM NW of Iqaluit, NT
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Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories ATM/CNS
Events ATS operating irregularity

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