Incident at approx 64 N 74 W


2013-01-04: A Canadian North De Havilland DHC 8 (operating as MPE609) on a IFR flight was enroute to Iqualuit and instructed to climb to F230. Pilot read back F230 and was later observed climbing through 23,500 ft. When queried the pilot thought he was cleared to F240 and then descended back down to F230. No conflicting traffic and no impact to operations.


CADORS Number 2013C0055
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2013-01-04 - 16:54
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Nunavut, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, approx 64 N 74 W
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number 156236-V1
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Navigation Errors

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator CANADIAN NORTH INC. (12463) Commercial
Model DHC 8 102
Year Built
Engine Type Turbo prop
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number MPE609
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage No Damage
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Navigation error

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