Incident at Gander Oceanic


1997-12-04: BAW2172 B767 reported by 40W and advised that he had received a TCAS resolution advisory just East of 50W with ACA872 and had climbed from FL340 to FL345 and remained there for 2 minutes before returning to FL340. ACA872 advised that he had momentarily disconnected the autopilot to check the trim and this resulted in a quick climb to FL333 but he immediately descended back to FL330. Both aircraft were on track "V". BAW2172 progressed 50W at 0228z, ACA872 progressed 50W at 0228z. Nil TSB.


CADORS Number 1997A0555
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 1997-12-04 - 02:30
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Gander Oceanic, Atlantic Region, Gander Oceanic
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Airprox/TCAS alert/loss of separation/(near) midair collisions

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration GAGC | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of BOEING
Model 747 238B
Year Built 1977
Engine Type Turbo fan
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number ACA872
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events TCAS alert

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