Incident at 28 Southeast of Halifax


2003-08-05: COA60 a B767 (N68160) en-route from Newark to Brussel (EBBR) while 28 NM Southeast of Halifax reported a TCAS Traffic Advisory; Opposite direction Traffic at the same level (FL370). The Continental B767 reacted to the TCAS and turned right. The controller informed the aircraft that the only other traffic observed on radar was same direction traffic ahead 30 Nautical miles at the same altitude. TSB A03A0089 -More to follow.
2003-08-08: TSB Update - 2003-08-08 - A03A0089: The Continental Airlines B767 operating as COA60 was enroute Newark, NJ to Brussels at FL370 when the crew advised Air Traffic Control that they had received a TCAS Traffic Advisory (TA) 28 nm Southeast of Halifax. The TA showed opposite direction at the same altitude and the pilot responded by turning to the right. ATC advised that the only other traffic observed on radar was same direction, 30 nm ahead at the same altitude.


CADORS Number 2003A0436
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2003-08-05 - 00:52
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Nova Scotia, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, 28 Southeast of Halifax
TSB Occurrence Number A03A0089
TSB Class of Investigation Class 5
AOR Number 31296
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Airprox/TCAS alert/loss of separation/(near) midair collisions

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration the United States of America
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator CONTINENTAL AIRLINES (4881) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of BOEING
Model 767 233
Year Built
Engine Type Turbo fan
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number COA60
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage No Damage
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events TCAS alert

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