Incident at ABBOTSFORD BC (CYXX) (Controlled airspace - unauthorized entry, Conflict - IFR & VFR, Alleged Canadian Aviation Regulations (CARs) infraction)


2012-05-24: An American privately registered Aerospatiale AS 332L, VFR Langley to Abbotsford entered the Abbotsford control zone with out a clearance (no radio contact) and crossed the localizer in the vicinity of the Abbotsford Non-Directional Beacon, approx one mile and 500 feet above Coastal Pacific Aviation Piper PA30 (C-GIFB), IFR Abbotsford to Abbotsford who was on an IFR approach into Abbotsford. Traffic was passed and the Piper sighted the helicopter immediately.


CADORS Number 2012P0723
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2012-05-23 - 22:56
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID CYXX
Geographic Location British Columbia, Canada, North America, Pacific Region, Abbotsford (CYXX)
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number 146774-V1
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Other,Airprox/TCAS alert/loss of separation/(near) midair collisions,ATM/CNS
Events Controlled airspace - unauthorized entry,Conflict - IFR & VFR,Alleged Canadian Aviation Regulations (CARs) infraction

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