Incident at WHITEHORSE/ ERIK NIELSEN INTL (CYXY) (Conflict - potential, Communication error, Alleged Canadian Aviation Regulations (CARs) infraction)


2013-01-17: A Trans North Turbo Air Bell Textron 206B (C-GPWI) on a VFR flight called for departure (located 1/2 NM from threshold 13R on the approach) with a Air North Charter Boeing 737 (C-FANB/ operating as ANT506) on a IFR flight on base turn for final for runway 13R. C-GPWI was issued an immediate departure reference ANT506 turning final. C-GPWI departed and then when 1/2 NM west of the approach announced a 2nd helicopter would be following them. The 2nd helicopter, a Trans North Turbo Air Bell Textron 206B (C-GTNY) on a VFR flight departed without establishing contact with control tower or receiving clearance. ANT506 was approx. 2 NM final for 13R when C-GTNY departed from Trans North.


CADORS Number 2013C0217
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2013-01-16 - 21:46
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID CYXY
Geographic Location Yukon, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, ERIK NIELSEN WHITEHORSE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (CYXY)
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number 156651-V1
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Other,Airprox/TCAS alert/loss of separation/(near) midair collisions,ATM/CNS
Events Conflict - potential,Communication error,Alleged Canadian Aviation Regulations (CARs) infraction

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