Incident at Canadian airspace - Winnipeg


1997-04-25: Information was received from Minneapolis Center at 0228Z indicating that a bomb threat had been made involving ANZ 2, a Boeing 747 enroute from Los Angeles to London. According to Minneapolis, the threat had been made on a note written on a boarding pass. The boarding pass was not valid for this flight, but was valid for the previous leg from London to Los Angeles. The pilot was aware of the situation and the company was taking the threat seriously. ANZ 2 entered Canadian airspace south of Brandon at approximately 0300Z and the flight continued through the Winnipeg FIR in a routine manner, with the pilot not making any comment on the situation. ARU and Montreal ACC were provided with the above information.


CADORS Number 1997C0226
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 1997-04-25 - 02:28
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Manitoba, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, Canadian airspace - Winnipeg
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Security related

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration New Zealand
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of BOEING
Model 747 433
Year Built
Engine Type Turbo fan
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number ANZ 2
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Security acts

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