Incident at GABOL intersection


2019-10-07: A Horizon Air Industries Embraer ERJ 170-200 LR (QXE2620) on a flight from Seattle/Tacoma, WA (KSEA) to Calgary Intl, AB (CYYC) on vectors for Runway 35R was assigned descent to 5500. The pilot read back the correct clearance. In the vicinity of GABOL, QXE2620 was noticed descending to 5000 in an area where the minimum vectoring altitude (MVA) is 5400. No impact on operations.


CADORS Number 2019C4403
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2019-10-06 - 1931 Z
Day or Night? day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Alberta, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, GABOL intersection
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number 256816-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 the United States of America
Occurrence Type
Operator HORIZON AIR INDUSTRIES, INC. (4343) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of EMBRAER
Model ERJ 170-200 LR
Year Built
Engine Type Turbo fan
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number QXE2620
Flight Rule IFR
CARS Subpart 701
Phase of Flight Descent
Damage No Damage
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events 'Navigation error'

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