October 25, 1999

Incident at Gander Oceanic

MPD950 A310 enroute to Barajas was observed on radar to be 40 nm Southeast of FOCUS intersection heading Northeast. Gander had no information of the flight. New York advised that MPD950 was cleared 42N60W direct 43N50W. Flight contacted Gander and advised that he attempted to contact New York to advise he was deviating 40 NM around Weather but could not contact them. Aircraft was radar identified and cleared on course. Deviation being investigated and reported by New York center. Nil TSB