Incident at SASKATOON / JOHN G. DIEFENBAKER INTL SK (CYXE)

Summary

2005-04-08: UPDATE TSB reported that the Beech 200 King Air, C-FWWQ operated by West Wind Aviation as flight WEW 1T, was on a local training flight at the Saskatoon Airport, SK. The flight was 1.5 mile final for Runway 15 at 400 feet AGL when the Captain observed a radio controlled aircraft about 1/4 mile ahead at the same altitude. The crew did a missed approach, and observed a R/C aircraft pass under the right wing about 100 feet below. Tower was advised and airport maintenance staff investigated but did not find the R/C aircraft or its operator.
2005-02-28: WEW 1 Trainer, a Beech King Air, was at 400 feet AGL on a 1 mile final to Runway 15 at Saskatoon when the crew reported that a radio controlled a/c passed 'very close' to them. Company maintence people investigated but did not observe any activity.

Details


CADORS Number 2005C0434
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2005-02-25 - 23:00
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries
Aerodrome ID CYXE
Aerodrome Name SASKATOON / JOHN G. DIEFENBAKER INTL SK (CYXE)
Geographic Location Saskatchewan, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, Saskatoon
TSB Occurrence Number A05C0057
TSB Class of Investigation Class 5
AOR Number 53909-V1
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Airprox/TCAS alert/loss of separation/(near) midair collisions
Events



Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration FWWQ | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner WEST WIND AVIATION LIMITED PARTNERSHIP, BY ITS GENERAL PARTNER, WEST WIND M (ANAGEMENT LTD
Operator WEST WIND AVIATION INC. (4567) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of BEECH
BEECH
Model  Silhouette image of 200
200
Year Built 1980
Engine Type Turbo prop
Engine Make PRATT & WHITNEY-CAN
Engine Model  Silhouette image of PT6A-41
PT6A-41
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number WEW 1T
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Approach
Damage No Damage
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Conflict - near collision (VFR or IFR)

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