Incident at WATERVILLE / KINGS CO MUNI NS (CCW3) (Conflict - near collision (VFR or IFR))


2001-07-18: TSB case closed
2001-07-17: At 0015Z an IFR C-130 was being vectored for an ILS approach runway 26 at the Greenwood airport. As the Hercules was approaching the waterville airport at 2500 feet ASL, Greenwood terminal advised the C-130 crew of a possible traffic at 12 o'clock position and altitude unknown. After scanning for traffic, the C-130 crew saw that the Trafffic ( C-GJTF ) was entering a diving left turn heading for the C-130. The C-130 crew took evasive action at the time and landed at Greenwood airport uneventfully at 0025 Z. Greenwood terminal and the Atlantic School of Skydiving have a memorandum of understanding (MOU), in which whenever the school of Skydiving is conducting parajumps at the waterville Airport , the pilot of the aircraft is to contact Greenwood terminal on the radio once airborne and the terminal controller will assign a specific transponder code for that aircraft. In addition , Greenwood terminal will vector IFR traffic away from the drop zone. On the day of the occurrence , the parajump aircraft ( C-GJTF ) had been flying several sorties and adhered to the (MOU); however on the last flight of the day, the pilot failed to contact the Greenwood terminal controller and also did not turn on his transponder. Subsequently the Greenwood terminal controller assumed that the school of skydiving was done for the day. TSB evaluating.


CADORS Number 2001A0435
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By Government
Occurred At 2001-07-15 - 00:15
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Aerodrome ID CCW3
Geographic Location Nova Scotia, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, Waterville Nova Scotia
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number
Reported By Government
Categories Airprox/TCAS alert/loss of separation/(near) midair collisions
Events Conflict - near collision (VFR or IFR)

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