Incident at 55N 50W


1996-09-26: The GulfAir flight advised of moderate to severe turbulence resulting in altitude deviations of +/- 400 feet and speed fluctuations between M.810 and M.840.


CADORS Number 1996A0818
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 1996-09-25 - 09:25
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Canada, Gander Oceanic, Atlantic Region, 55N 50W
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Turbulence encounter

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Sultanate of Oman
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator GULF AIR Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of AIRBUS
Model A340 313
Year Built
Engine Type Turbo fan
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number GFA031
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage No Damage
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Weather - clear air turbulence (CAT)/turbulence

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