Incident at Gander Oceanic


1997-02-07: A few minutes before 60 W, cruising westbound at FL350, the flight advised of a medical emergency and required clearance to Goose Bay NFLD. At the time of the request, ATC was unable to comply. Approximately ten minutes later, when the flight was in contact with Montreal ACC and radar identified, it was given clearance direct to Goose Bay.


CADORS Number 1997A0063
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 1997-02-06 - 16:00
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
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Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Gander Oceanic, Atlantic Region, Gander Oceanic
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TSB Class of Investigation
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Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Medical

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator UNITED AIR LINES, INC. (422) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of BOEING
Model 777
Year Built
Engine Type
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
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Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Medical emergency

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