Incident at Approx. 200NM SW Stephenville


1999-02-08: NWA38 DC10 at 31,000 feet and AAL92P B767 AT 33,000 feet were both enroute eastbound to Schiphol with 1.5 nautical miles longitudinal spacing. NWA38 was issued a climb to 32,000 feet leaving only 1,000 feet vertical separation instead of the required 2,000 feet or 5 nautical miles radar. Nil -TSB. Update: The Gander ACC strip on AAL92P was hilighted indicating that the flight was non RVSM certified. Nav Canada will be conducting an internal review. TSB file A99A0016.


CADORS Number 1999A0075
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 1999-02-03 - 01:45
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
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Geographic Location Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, Approx. 200NM SW Stephenville
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Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Airprox/TCAS alert/loss of separation/(near) midair collisions

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
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Canadian Registration
Foreign Registration
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Occurrence Type Incident
Operator NORTHWEST AIRLINES, INC. (298) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of MCDONNELL DOUGLAS
Model DC 10
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Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number NWA38
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Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Conflict - loss of separation

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