July 5, 1997
Incident at St. John's NFLD
CFC3292 EA31 enroute Moncton to St. John's was aprx 4 nm North of the YT NDB on a righthand downwind leg for runway 29. The aircraft was descending through aprx. 2800 feet in an area where the minimum vectoring altitude is 2100 feet when they received a Ground Proximity Warning alarm (GPWS) causing the crew to put the aircraft into a steep climb eg 6000+ fpm. The aircraft reached aprx 5300 feet before pilot was able to advise ATC of their intentions. There was no other traffic involved and the aircraft was then able to complete a normal approach and landed St. John's 1952z. TSB. Case closed
June 3, 1997
Incident at Oceanic
AUA503 (type EA31) enroute JFK to Austria encountered Moderate to Severe turbulence at FL330 and climbed to FL33.5. Traffic SWR121 same track two minutes ahead at FL340. Traffic info relayed to both aircraft. AUA503 cleared to decend at FL310. Altitude amended to FL330 at pilot request reached FL310 at 0219z.
May 30, 1996
Incident at Moncton FIR (ATS operating irregularity)
Moncton ATC received the estimate on the B747 followed by the estimate on the EA31. After the two estimates were posted the controller identified a confliction and then identified the aircraft on radar. Vertical separation was established where 15 minutes should have existed between the aircraft prior to entering radar controlled airspace. TSB case closed.
April 9, 1996
Incident at GOOSE BAY NL (CYYR) (Conflict - loss of separation)
Both aircraft were westbound off the ocean at FL350 but on different tracks. After entering domestic airspace the EA31 was given a routing which conflicted with the B767. When the confliction was detected the controller descended the EA31. An internal investigation has determined that a loss of separation occurred. ATS is conducting a fact finding board.
June 15, 1995
Incident at WINNIPEG / JAMES ARMSTRONG RICHARDSON INTL MB (CYWG)
GAF054 a EA31 inbound from Kohlbonn to Winnipeg advised Winnipeg ACC of nose gear problems (unsure if gear down and locked). Pilot advised that the aircraft would have to be towed off runway after landing. Pilot would not provide SOB or FOB and did not want CFR. Fire Captain declared a minor standby. Aircraft landed Rwy 18 safely at 1802Z and turned off onto Taxi C. Aircraft was towed to Apron 1. BLS361 experienced a minor delay. Airport Duty Manager advised after discussions with crew after landing that GAF054 had a total hydraulic failure.
January 4, 1994
Incident at CALGARY (ATM - ILS irregularity)
ON 12/31/93 1/1/94 AND 1/4/94 THE FOLLOWING A/C EXPERIENCED GP ANOMOLIES FROM 0NM TO THRESHOLD. ONGOING PROBLEM FOR OVER A YEAR. B767 ACA851. B767 CDN965. C340 N340SC. EA31 CMM5574. B757 DAL641. ACTION = SAD.Air1: Air2: Air3: Occurrence: Class: VVCategory: 616
February 1, 1994
Incident at SEPT ILES
EA31 THY581 WHILE ENROUTE FROM BRUSSELS TO NEWARK THE A/C DESCENDED FROM FL350 TO FL200 BECAUSE OF A PRESSURIZATION PROBLEM. THE A/C CONTINUED ON TO ITS DESTINATION. TIME = 1925Z. ACTION = NAB. Air1: Air2: Air3: Occurrence: Class: IZCategory: 216
December 22, 1993
Incident at MONTREAL
EA31 HUSKY01 HAD CARRIED OUT APPROACHES AT MIRABEL AND DID NOT FOLLOW NORMAL INSTRUMENT PROCEDURES WHEN IT DEPARTED FOR TRENTON AND INTERCEPTED ITS ROUTE WITHOUT AUTHORIZATION. IT ENTERED INTO CONFLICT WITH CV58 CONVAIR 580 CNX220 WHO WAS ON V316 FROM TORONTO. HUSKY01 INDENTIFIED THE TRAFFIC WITH THE HELP OF ITS TCAS SYSTEM. TIME = 1713Z. ACTION = NAP.
December 16, 1993
Incident at MIRABEL (ATS operating irregularity)
EA340 AIR FRANCE AFR047 & EA31 LUFTHANSA DLH471. MINIMUM SPACING WAS NOT MAINTAINED FOR THEIR DEPARTURE FROM MIRABEL. AFR047 DESTINATION WAS PARIS & DLH471 WAS FRANKFURT. TIME = 2348Z. ACTION = NAE.
September 8, 1993
Incident at 61N 57W
EA31 AIRBUS 310 DLH470 - DLH470, FRANKFURT TO MIRABEL AT FL310, ACCEPTED AND CARRIED OUT ASCENT TO FL370 GIVEN FOR DLH474, FRANKFURT TO TORONTO AT FL350. LOSS OF SEPARATION BETWEEN DLH470 & SWR170 WHO WAS 5 MIN IN FRONT AT FL350, AND DLH470 & AAL47 WHO WAS 5 MIN BEHIND AT FL350. ALL A/C WERE HEADING WEST. TIME = 1652Z. ACTION = NAP.
January 29, 1993
Incident at TORONTO
EA31 AIRBUS A310 LUFTHANSA LHA D-AIDM - STRUCK ON RIGHT FORWARD CARGO DOOR FRAME WHILE PARKED AT TERMINAL 3 GATE C-31. DAMAGE LIMITED TO A/C SKIN ONLY. OPS IMPACT UNKNOWN. TIME = 2200Z. ACTION = PAX PAH PAP TSB IKO-PIA.
December 17, 1993
Incident at GANDER ACC
EA31 DELTA DAL85 N814PA - 150 MILES WEST OF ST ANTHONY ADVISED ACC THEY HAD A BOMB SCARE & REQUESTED DIVERSION TO GANDER. LANDED AT 1728Z. PAX CLEARED THE A/C SAFELY. TIME = 1710Z. ACTION = MAB.
August 14, 1993
Incident at HEMM
B747 BAW6708 + A310 EA31 CSA601 - BAW6708 REPORTED CLIMBING TO FL360 TO RESOLVE TCAS ALERT. ATC ADVISED THAT ONLY A/C IN HIS VICINITY WAS CSA601 AT FL330. BAW6708 RETURNED TO FL350. TIME - 0130Z. ACTION - MAB.
June 11, 1993
Incident at BANCS INTERSECTION
A310 EA31 TAP301 & DC10 BAW6812 - TAP301 FL330 ENROUTE TORONTO-LISBON ROUTING MILLS TO BANCS TO 45N/50W. BAW6812 FL330 ENROUTE DALLAS-FORT WORTH TO GATWICK ROUTING WHALE TO BANCS TO 46N/50W. AT 0153 TAP301 REPORTED NEAR MISS BASED ON TCAS WARNING. SUBSEQUENT INVESTIGATION REVEALED LOSS OF SEPARATION OCCURRED. TIME - 0153. ACTION - MAB.
June 12, 1993
Incident at GANDER
A310 EA31 & SAB534 - SAB534 ENROUTE BOSTON-BRUSSELS RECEIVED CALL FROM SABENA DISPATCH IN BOSTON ADVISING THERE WAS A BOMB ON BOARD. A/C DIVERTED TO GANDER & LANDED SAFELY AT 2330Z. ALL PAX EVACUATED. SEARCH CONDUCTED. NO BOMB FOUND. A/C DEPARTED AT 0910Z JUNE 13. TIME - 2255Z. ACTION - MAB.