Incident at Gander Oceanic


1999-07-12: NWA48 B747 enroute Detroit to Schiphol when entering Gander's Airspace began squawking a Hijack code. Code confirmed with pilot. Flight progressed normally through Gander Airspace and entered Prestwick airspace 0554z. All agencies advised. Initial follow up indicates that pilot was not aware that the hijack code was transmitted. Incident was "stood down" on arrival at destination and no problem was confirmed. Nil TSB


CADORS Number 1999A0370
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 1999-07-11 - 03:40
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 Security related

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator NORTHWEST AIRLINES, INC. (298) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of BOEING
Model 747
Year Built
Engine Type
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number CALL SIGN NWA48
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Security acts

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