Incident at Gander Oceanic Airspace (ATS operating irregularity)


1997-03-25: Gander Area Control Centre (ACC) relayed a clearance to the AAL flight via datalink to Moncton ACC which contained information to climb to FL350 instead of the intended FL 330. This clearance resulted in a confliction with two other aircraft . The estimated separation between aircraft was 20 miles laterally instead of the required 60 miles. No TSB involvement.


CADORS Number 1996A0311
Occurrence Type Incident
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Occurred At 1996-03-21 - 04:40
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Fatalities 0
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Geographic Location Gander Oceanic, Atlantic Region, Gander Oceanic Airspace
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Categories ATM/CNS
Events ATS operating irregularity

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