June 5, 2015

Incident at 4348N 6630W (ELT)

British Airways (BAW207) and American Airlines (AAL45) reported emergency locator transmitter (ELT). Joint Rescue Coordination Centre (JRCC) Halifax advised. No impact to operations.

April 29, 2014

Incident at 50N050W

A British Airways Boeing 747 400 (GBNLF/ BAW207) from London/ Heathrow (EGLL) to Miami, FL (KMIA) routing 50N050W/1525Z KOBEV YQX FL340 checked in with Gander Domestic at 50W, was radar identified and cleared direct CARAC. Flight was asked his requested level and highest level able at CARAC and requested mach. BAW207 responded with his requested levels and was told to expect higher shortly. At 1529Z, BAW207 started a climb. Flight was through FL360 when noticed and reported level FL380 at 1534Z. Traffic a British Airways Boeing 777 200 (GYMMR/ BAW60T) from Rome (LIRF) to Charlotte, NC (KCLT) 50N050W/1532Z FL370, 7 minutes behind and a US Airways Airbus A330-300 (N276AY/ AWE721) from London/ Gatwick (EGKK) to Tampa, FL (KTPA) 50N050W/1534Z FL360, 9 minutes behind.

February 12, 2012

Incident at 4400N 6535W (ELT)

The pilot of BAW207, enroute from London (EGLL) to Miami (KMIA), reported hearing an ELT signal. It was first heard at 16:31Z at 4400/6535 and last heard at 16:30Z at 4331/664, strength five. The Rescue Coordination Centre (RCC) was notified.

November 12, 2011


BAW207, Boeing 747-400, enroute from London (EGLL) to Miami (KMIA), declared a medical emergency 30 miles west of CRONO intersection. The aircraft requested and received clearance direct to Gander (CYQX). The aircraft landed at 15:07Z.

December 29, 2007

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

BAW207, enroute from London (EGLL) to Miami (KMIA), was 10 minutes from 42N 50W when it declared a medical emergency and requested clearance to St. John?s (CYYT). New York Oceanic coordinated clearance with Gander. The flight landed at 16:28Z.

September 26, 2003

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

A British Airways Boeing 747-400 was en route from Heathrow to Miami at position 48N 40W and diverted to St. John's due to a medical emergency of a Passenger with abdominal pains. The aircraft landed at 1318Z.