Incident at HALIFAX / STANFIELD INTL NS (CYHZ) (Conflict - potential, Conflict - loss of separation, ATS operating irregularity)


2003-03-14: A Bell 412 was doing an IFR approach to Runway 24 in Halifax with an overshoot clearance. A Dash8 was departing Halifax for Boston and was taxied to position on Runway 24 and cleared for take off. The departure was slow and a loss of separation occurred with the Arriving and overshooting Helicopter. TSB - More to Follow
2003-03-26: TSB Update - 2003/03/25 - A03A0033:A Canadian military Bell 412 (CH-146 Griffon), WOLF26A, was en route from Shearwater to Halifax, and was on an IFR approach to runway 24 at Halifax. JZA8855, an Air Canada De Havilland DHC-8 had taxied to position on runway 24 for a flight from Halifax to Boston and was subsequently cleared for take off. The take off roll was slower than expected by ATC personnel and separation between the aircraft eroded to approximately one and one half miles laterally and less than 1000 feet vertically in an area where 3 miles lateral or 1000 feet vertical are required. Nav Canada will be convening an operational safety investigation into this incident.


CADORS Number 2003A0169
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2003-03-13 - 15:15
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID CYHZ
Geographic Location Nova Scotia, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, Halifax Int
TSB Occurrence Number A03A0033
TSB Class of Investigation Class 5
AOR Number 28112
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Airprox/TCAS alert/loss of separation/(near) midair collisions,ATM/CNS
Events Conflict - potential,Conflict - loss of separation,ATS operating irregularity

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