Last updated: 28 March 2017
Narrative:The pilot's of Air Canada flight 106 were warned of other traffic 1 mile in front of them, but they were unable to see it. A little later a slight jar was felt. The Viscount had collided with an Ercoupe 415 (CF-SHN), which spiralled down after the collision.
|Date:||Sunday 1 March 1970|
Vickers 757 Viscount
|C/n / msn:|| 307|
|First flight:|| |
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 29|
|Total:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 33 |
|Collision casualties:||Fatalities: 1|
|Airplane damage:|| Minor|
|Airplane fate:|| Repaired|
|Location:||Vancouver, BC ( Canada)
|Phase:|| Approach (APR)|
|Destination airport:||Vancouver International Airport, BC (YVR/CYVR), Canada|
Probable Cause:PROBABLE CAUSE: "The see-and-be-seen concept, although augmented by radar, was ineffective. The procedures to ensure safe separation of mixed traffic in the Vancouver area are obsolescent."