Incident at 30 NM Northwest of Vancouver

Summary

2008-03-10: Canadian Air Charters Flight AX422, a Piper PA3 IFR Prince George to Vancouver, was cleared to and read back 9,000 ft on descent 30 NM Northwest of Vancouver, and descended to 8,000 ft in a 9,000 ft vectoring area. The aircraft was re-cleared to 9,000 ft and told to expedite the climb.
2009-08-24: UPDATE from Commercial & Business Aviation: Change OPI to Aviation Enforcement.
2008-03-14: UPDATE / Add Info from TSB: A08P0056: An Integra Ops (dba Canadian Air Charters) PA31, Flight AX422, was on an IFR flight from Prince George to Nanaimo. At 30 NM NW of Vancouver the aircraft was issued and read back a clearance to descend to 9,000 ft. The aircraft was observed descending to 8,000 ft in a 9,000 ft vectoring area. The aircraft was re-cleared to 9,000 ft and told to expedite the climb.

Details


CADORS Number 2008P0353
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2008-03-07 - 19:59
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location British Columbia, Canada, North America, Pacific Region, 30 NM Northwest of Vancouver
TSB Occurrence Number A08P0056
TSB Class of Investigation Class 5
AOR Number 91109-V1
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Navigation Errors
Events



Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration GIKA | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner INTEGRA OPS LTD - CANADIAN AIR CHARTERS
Operator CANADIAN AIR CHARTERS (14664) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of PIPER
PIPER
Model  Silhouette image of PA31 350
PA31 350
Year Built 1979
Engine Type Reciprocating
Engine Make  Silhouette image of AVCO LYCOMING
AVCO LYCOMING
Engine Model  Silhouette image of TIO-540-J2BD
TIO-540-J2BD
Gear Type
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number AX422
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Descent
Damage No Damage
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Alleged Canadian Aviation Regulations (CARs) infraction,Navigation error

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