Incident at YELLOWKNIFE NT (CYZF) (TCAS alert, Conflict - near collision (VFR or IFR))


2003-05-28: UPDATE TSB decided not to investigate this incident and Nav Canada will not be looking into it either.
2003-05-20: The crew of FAB 853, an ATR 42 inbound IFR to Yellowknife (YZF) from Cambridge Bay, advised Yellowknife Tower of a TCAS resolution advisory when the flight was 25 NM north of YZF at 9,500 feet. The crew stated that the traffic passed within 300 feet. The only known traffic was AT 602, a DHC-6 Twin Otter, which departed VFR from YZF at 2049Z outbound to the north. AT 602 had been cleared enroute frequency at 2056Z. First contact with FAB 853 was 10 DME at 2107Z. Aircraft landed safely at 2111Z. TSB will be looking into this occurrence.


CADORS Number 2003C0601
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2003-05-18 - 21:05
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Aerodrome ID CYZF
Geographic Location Northwest Territories, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, 25 NM N of Yellowknife
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number 29269
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Airprox/TCAS alert/loss of separation/(near) midair collisions
Events TCAS alert,Conflict - near collision (VFR or IFR)

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