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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 220872
Last updated: 5 November 2019
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Type:Silhouette image of generic P180 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piaggio P180 Avanti
Owner/operator:Rainbow Sandals Retail Inc.
Registration: N990RS
C/n / msn: 1015
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:20 nm W of Kelowna, BC -   Canada
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Spokane International Airport, WA (GEG/KGEG)
Destination airport:Kamloops Airport, BC (YKA/CYKA)
A Bombardier DHC-8-400 aircraft operated by WestJet Encore (C-FSWE), was conducting flight WEN3109 from Calgary (CYYC), Canada to Nanaimo (CYCD). At the same time a Piaggio P.180 aircraft operated by Rainbow Sandals Retail Inc (N990RS), was conducting a flight from Spokane (KGEG), USA to Kamloops (CYKA), Canada.
At 10:25 hours local time a loss of separation and risk of collision occurred near Kelowna, BC, Canada, while both aircraft were cruising at FL220. The separation between the two aircraft reduced to approximately 500 feet vertically and 1⁄2 nm laterally, when the required separation minima was 1000 feet or 5 nm.


TBS A19P0002


Flight tracks of N990RS and WEN3109, based on Flightaware ADS-B data.

Revision history:

16-Jan-2019 20:42 harro Added
16-Jan-2019 20:59 harro Updated [Photo]
28-May-2019 11:07 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type]

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