Incident at Gander Oceanic


1999-06-21: FGFJH ATR42 enroute Keflavik to St.-Pierre at 24,000 feet, descended VMC to 20,000 feet without ATC clearence as they were unable to make radio contact. Flight crew did not declare an emergency after reporting strong headwinds at 24000 feet. Nil TSB


CADORS Number 1999A0334
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 1999-06-19 - 15:20
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
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Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Gander Oceanic, Atlantic Region, Gander Oceanic
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Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Other

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration
Foreign Registration
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Occurrence Type Incident
Operator Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of AEROSPATIALE
Model ATR 42 300
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Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
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Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Alleged Canadian Aviation Regulations (CARs) infraction

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