Incident at 40 nm East Yarmouth

Summary

1999-10-07: DAL14 B767 enroute Atlanta to Frankfurt. Boston Centre advised Moncton Centre of Severe Turbulence 30 miles West of TUSKY intersection FL330-350. Moncton had reports of light to moderate turbulence east of TUSKY FL330-370. DAL14 was changed over to Moncton Centre in the vicinity of TUSKY FL330 and was informed of the light to moderate turbulence. The flight was offered a block from FL310-330. About 30 miles East of Yarmouth the pilot advised he had to divert to Bangor due to injured Flight Attendants. The pilot did not state how many or the extent of the injuries. TSB evaluating. Update: Boston Centre had advised Moncton ACC that severe turbulence had been reported 30 nm West of TUSKY intersection at FL330, FL350 and FL370. Follow up with Delta indicated that there were minor injuries to three flight attendants and that they had occurred prior to entry into Canadian Airspace. TSB file # A99A0128

Details


CADORS Number 1999A0535
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 1999-09-22 - 02:00
Day or Night? Night-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Nova Scotia, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, 40 nm East Yarmouth
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Turbulence encounter,Medical
Events



Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration the United States of America
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner DELTA AIR LINES
Operator DELTA AIR LINES, INC. (624) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of BOEING
BOEING
Model 767
Year Built
Engine Type
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number DAL14
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Weather - clear air turbulence (CAT)/turbulence,Medical emergency

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