Incident at 57N 40W


1996-09-26: The crew reported severe turbulence that resulted in altitude deviations of +/- 500 feet. The deviations caused potential conflictions with other traffic. The potential loss of the required separation between aircraft was resolved by ATC.


CADORS Number 1996A0819
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 1996-09-25 - 14:09
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
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Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Canada, Gander Oceanic, Atlantic Region, 57N 40W
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TSB Class of Investigation
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Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Turbulence encounter,Airprox/TCAS alert/loss of separation/(near) midair collisions

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator TRANS WORLD AIRLINES, INC. (420) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of BOEING
Model 747
Year Built
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Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
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CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Climb
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Conflict - potential,Weather - clear air turbulence (CAT)/turbulence

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