Incident at CALGARY / SPRINGBANK AB (CYBW) (Conflict - near collision (VFR or IFR), ATS operating irregularity)


2001-02-23: Star 1, an MBB 117 helicopter, was eastbound about 1 mile south of Springbank Airport at 5,500 feet enroute to a hospital in Calgary. C-FYBT, a Cessna 172, departed Runway 25 at Springbank for High River and the pilot was authorized to make a left turn and climb to 5,500 feet. Traffic information was not passed and the two aircraft came in close proximity to one another.
2001-02-26: UPDATE ANS and Airspace reported that NAV CANADA will convene a Fact Finding Board.


CADORS Number 2001C0179
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2001-02-21 - 21:30
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Aerodrome ID CYBW
Geographic Location Alberta, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, 1 Nm S of Springbank
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number 14104
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Airprox/TCAS alert/loss of separation/(near) midair collisions,ATM/CNS
Events Conflict - near collision (VFR or IFR),ATS operating irregularity

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