Incident at EDMONTON INTL AB (CYEG) (Conflict - loss of separation, Alleged Canadian Aviation Regulations (CARs) infraction)


2003-05-28: GLR 734, a Beech 1900, was cleared for a straight-in visual approach to Runway 20 at Edmonton (YEG) with a restriction to maintain 6,000 feet until further advised. Although the crew correctly read back the restriction, the flight continued to descend below 6,000 feet. The Controller intervened and told the crew to level at 5,800 feet. CPB 202, a BAe 31, was opposite-direction landing at City Centre (YXD) and had just passed through 4,800 feet in descent. The flights passed with 700 feet vertical and about ½ mile lateral separation where 1,000 feet vertical or 3 miles lateral is required.
2003-06-04: UPDATE TSB reported that the Central Mountain Air Ltd. Beech 1900D, C-FCMR, was operating as GLR 734 from Peace River, AB to the Edmonton Intl. Airport (CYEG). GLR 734 was cleared a straight in visual for Runway 20 at YEG with a restriction to maintain 6,000 feet. The Controller received a correct read back including the altitude restriction. GLR 734 descended through 6,000 feet, at which time the Controller intervened and told GLR 734 to level off at 5,800 feet. A loss of separation occurred with a Corpac Canada (Corporate Express) Jetstream 3112 which was on approach for the Edmonton City Centre Airport (CYXD). Separation was reduced to 700 feet and ½ mile where 1,000 feet or 3 miles was required.


CADORS Number 2003C0654
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2003-05-27 - 23:12
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Aerodrome ID CYEG
Geographic Location Alberta, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, Vicinity of Edmonton International Airport
TSB Occurrence Number A03W0101
TSB Class of Investigation Class 5
AOR Number 29466
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Other,Airprox/TCAS alert/loss of separation/(near) midair collisions
Events Conflict - loss of separation,Alleged Canadian Aviation Regulations (CARs) infraction

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