June 22, 2019

Incident at 4749N / 05354W

A U.S. Military Airlift Command Boeing KC-135R (RCH269) from Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, NC (KGSB) to Royal Air Force Mildenhall, UK (EGUN) climbed from F390 to F400 without clearance. No traffic. Aircraft was re-cleared. No impact to operations.

September 30, 2017


A United States Air Force McDonnell Douglas F-15 (TABOR33) from Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, NC (KGSB) declared emergency, reason unspecified, no immediate assistance required. TABOR33 and a United States Air Force McDonnell Douglas F-15 (TABOR34) from Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, NC (KGSB) left altitude reservation (ALTRV) request clearance to Westfield, MA (KBAF) at FL270. TABOR33 requested cables at KBAF, TABOR33 and TABOR34 left Flight Information Region (FIR) at 0959Z.

October 1, 2017


At 1100Z, 60NM SW of Stephenville, NL (CYJT), a United States Air Force McDonnell Douglas F-15 Eagle (TABOR55) on a flight from Goldboro, NC (KGSB) to RAF Lakenheath, UK (EGUL) declared an emergency due to a hydraulic issue and departed military reservation Coronet East 003, accompanied by TABOR52. The flight exited Gander, NL (CZQX) airspace at 1110Z. The flight landed at Greenwood, NS (CYZX) at 1203Z.

September 18, 2013

Incident at 44542N/4446W

At time 0359Z, a United States Department of Defence Boeing KC-135R (38044S / RCH718) from Goldboro, NC (KGSB) to Mildenhall, UK (EGUN) declared an emergency due to trapped fuel and requested to divert to Bangor, ME (KBGR). No further assistance required. The flight was cleared as requested and left Moncton FIR at 0631Z with an ETA at KBGR of 1641Z. No impact to operations. (Also reported under AOR 166510)

December 11, 2012

Incident at 4843N/4355W

At 03:42Z, a vertical deviation report was received for RCH545, KC-135R, enroute from Seymour Johnson Air Force Base (KGSB) to RAF Mildenhall (EGUN), indicating that the flight was climbing above 39,000 feet. The flight was not issued a clearance to climb but advised that the autopilot disengaged due to turbulence which caused the flight to climb. The aircraft was observed climbing to 40,000 feet before the flight began descent back to 39,000 feet.

May 25, 2011

Incident at ST. JOHN'S INTL NL (CYYT)

At 42N058W, TABOR66, F15, enroute from RAF Lakenheath (EGUL) to Seymour Johnson Air Force Base (KGSB), reported a generator failure, declared an emergency and diverted to St. John?s (CYYT) with TABOR65. The flight dumped fuel 120 miles southwest of St. John?s. The aircraft landed at 17:00Z.

January 11, 2010


TABOR 24, F15, enroute from RAF Lakenheath (EGUL) to Johnson Air Force Base (KGSB), declared an emergency due to pressurization problems. The flight requested and was cleared direct to Gander (CYQX). The aircraft landed without incident at 18:00Z. Flight was part of an Altrv CORONET EAST 055 leg 1/7.

April 8, 2009

Incident at BRANTFORD ON (CYFD) (Communication navigation surveillance/air traffic system, ATM - other)

The privately-registered Piper PA-23-250 aircraft was concluding a VFR flight from Goldsboro (Seymour Johnson Air Force Base), NC (U.S.A.) (KGSB) to Brantford Municipal Airport (CYFD). NAV CANADA staff at London F.I.C. reported that the aircraft was flown on a transborder flight without an active flight plan. A flight plan had been filed with Raleigh/Durham F.S.S. but was not activated. Ops. impact -- unknown.

January 26, 2007

Incident at Approximately 20 miles South West of Sydney (CYQY)

RETRO81, F15, enroute from Robins Air Force Base (KWRB) to Seymour-Johnson Air Force Base, (KGSB), declared an emergency approximately 20 miles southwest of Sydney (CYQY) due to an electrical problem. The aircraft advised the Center that it would continue to destination. Nil TSB.