Incident at TERRACE BC (CYXT)


2020-05-21: At Terrace, BC (CYXT), a Summit Helicopters Bell 407 (C-GCVJ) was holding west of the threshold of Runway 15, waiting for visual sighting of a WestJet Encore de Havilland DHC-8-402 (C-FIWE/WEN3105) from Vancouver, BC (CYVR) to Terrace, BC (CYXT) on final before crossing Runway 15/33. Traffic had been passed to both C-GCVJ and WEN3105, and both acknowledged. C-GCVJ and WEN3105 reported visual sighting of each other. After landing, WEN3105 said they received a traffic alert and collision avoidance system (TCAS)/airborne collision avoidance system (ACAS) resolution advisory (RA) from C-GCVJ.


CADORS Number 2020P0731
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2020-05-20 - 1853 Z
Day or Night? day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID CYXT
Aerodrome Name TERRACE BC (CYXT)
Geographic Location British Columbia, Canada, North America, Pacific Region, TERRACE BC (CYXT)
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number 264079-V1
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Airprox/TCAS alert/loss of separation/(near) midair collisions

Aircraft Details (2 aircraft)

Type Helicopter
 Silhouette image of Helicopter
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration GCVJ | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald FIWE | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada Canada
Occurrence Type
Owner Summit Helicopters Ltd Westjet Encore Ltd.
Operator SUMMIT HELICOPTERS LTD. (15469) Commercial WESTJET ENCORE LTD (17903) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of BELL
 Silhouette image of DEHAVILLAND
Model 407 DHC-8-402
Year Built 2000 2014
Engine Type Turbo shaft Turbo prop
Engine Model 250-C47B  Silhouette image of PW150A
Gear Type Land Land
Private No No
Amateur Built No No
Flight Number WEN3105
Flight Rule VFR IFR
CARS Subpart Unknown 705
Phase of Flight Taxi Approach
Damage No Damage No Damage
Fatalities 0 0
Injuries 0 0
Events 'TCAS alert'

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