Incident at DEER LAKE NL (CYDF) (ATS operating irregularity)


2015-10-22: Southbound aircraft, a PAL Airlines de Havilland DHC 8-311 (C-GPAR/ PVL902) from Goose Bay, NL (CYYR) to Deer Lake, NL (CYDF) was cleared for an approach runway 25 and was descending through 9000 while an Exploits Valley Air Services Beech 1900D (C-GSNQ/ EV7632) from Deer Lake, NL (CYDF) to St. John's, NL (CYYT) departed runway 25, and was cleared a right turn direct CYYT, FL190. The error was detected and the clearances amended as follows; the arrival was cleared to 7000ft, and the departing aircraft cleared to 5000ft, and left turn with minimum spacing of 24nm.


CADORS Number 2013A1216
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2013-12-12 - 18:19
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID CYDF
Aerodrome Name DEER LAKE NL (CYDF)
Geographic Location Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, DEER LAKE NL (CYDF)
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number 169488-V1
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Airprox/TCAS alert/loss of separation/(near) midair collisions,ATM/CNS
Events ATS operating irregularity

Aircraft Details (2 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration GPAR | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald GSNQ | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada Canada
Occurrence Type Incident Incident
Owner PAL Airlines Ltd. Exploits Valley Air Services Ltd.
Operator PAL AIRLINES LTD. (2659) Commercial EXPLOITS VALLEY AIR SERVICES LTD (6676) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of DEHAVILLAND
 Silhouette image of BEECH
Model DHC-8-311  Silhouette image of 1900D
Year Built 1998 1995
Engine Type Turbo prop Turbo prop
Engine Model  Silhouette image of PW123
 Silhouette image of PT6A-67D
Gear Type Land Land
Private No No
Amateur Built No No
Flight Number PVL902 EV7632
Flight Rule IFR IFR
CARS Subpart 705
Phase of Flight Approach Takeoff
Damage No Damage No Damage
Fatalities 0 0
Injuries 0 0
Events Conflict - loss of separation Conflict - loss of separation

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