Incident at 80 NM NW of Winnipeg, MB (Conflict - loss of separation, ATS operating irregularity)


1999-06-30: Gonzo 5, a military DHC-8 navigation trainer, was conducting a training flight northwest of the Langruth VOR at FL 240. CDN 623, a B737, departed Winnipeg for Vancouver and the crew was cleared to FL 280, requesting FL 310. A loss of separation appears to have occurred between the two a/c about 80 miles northwest of Winnipeg when CDN 623, in trail of Gonzo 5, climbed through FL 230 with less than the required 5 miles separation. OPI - ANS and Airspace UPDATE ANS reported that NavCanada will conduct a Fact-Finding Board on the occurrence.


CADORS Number 1999C0498
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 1999-06-24 - 17:18
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
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Geographic Location Manitoba, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, 80 NM NW of Winnipeg, MB
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Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Airprox/TCAS alert/loss of separation/(near) midair collisions,ATM/CNS
Events Conflict - loss of separation,ATS operating irregularity

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