Incident at FORT SMITH NT (CYSM) (Alleged Canadian Aviation Regulations (CARs) infraction)


2001-08-20: The Bar XH Piper Cheyenne was enroute Fort Smith from Medicine Hat at FL200 Estimating Fort Smith at 15:49Z. PLR508 was enroute Fort Smith from Yellowknife Level at 9,000 feet estimating Fort Smith at 15:58Z. The ATC Controller attempted to contact GMDF without success. GMDF was subsequently contacted by Yellowknife FSS who reported leaving 9,000 feet. An apparent operating irregularity occurred when the crew of GMDF commenced a descent without receiving a descent clearance. Both aircraft arrived and landed at Fort Smith without incident.


CADORS Number 2001C1030
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2001-08-10 - 15:40
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID CYSM
Aerodrome Name FORT SMITH NT (CYSM)
Geographic Location Northwest Territories, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region,
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number 17029
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Other
Events Alleged Canadian Aviation Regulations (CARs) infraction

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