Incident at CALGARY INTL AB (CYYC) (Communication navigation surveillance/air traffic system, ATS operating irregularity)
2013-01-23: An Air Partners Corp Cessna 550 (operating as SDE551) on a IFR flight called for taxi and the Ground controller replied with SDE561. Neither the pilot or Ground caught the mistaken identification. Tower Controller cleared SDE561 to depart. SDE551 readback the takeoff clearance and departed. Neither the Tower controller or the pilot caught the error in the identification readback. No loss of separation as no other aircraft involved. SDE551 was observed on radar climbing through 7700 ft before terminal had issued clearance above the SID altitude of 7000 ft.
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