Incident at North Atlantic Ocean


1997-01-24: The Icelandair Boeing 737, ICE607 was at FL330 on routing 63/30, 61/40, 57/50, SCROD. The Delta Airlines L1011, DAL87 was also at FL330 on routing 62/30, 63/40, 63/50, ELSET. The routing of both aircraft would cross in the vicinity of 35W. The estimates at 30W for both aircraft would give 23 minutes separation, however ICE 607 crossed 30 W 4 minutes late and DAL87 crossed 30W 3 minutes early. The aircraft crossed 30W with 12 minutes separation when 15 minutes was required. Nav Canada wil be conducting an internal investigation.


CADORS Number 1997A0031
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By
Occurred At 1997-01-23 - 17:58
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
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Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Canada, Gander Oceanic, Atlantic Region, North Atlantic Ocean
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TSB Class of Investigation
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Categories 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 Republic of Iceland
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of BOEING
Model 737 275
Year Built
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Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number ICE607
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CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Conflict - loss of separation

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