Incident at Enroute New-York to Athens


1999-10-15: OAL412 B747 enroute New York to Athens advised ATC that they had experienced a couple of updrafts which had caused the aircraft to climb 500 feet. COA78 DC10 was in trafiic at 34,000 feet. Separation achieved was 500 feet vertical and 8 minutes longitudinal. Separation required is 1,000 feet vertical or 10 minutes longitudinal. Traffic behind OAL412 were notified of event and no other aircraft reported the same flight conditions. TSB case closed Update : TSB file # A99A0138


CADORS Number 1999A0586
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 1999-10-13 - 01:32
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
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Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Canada, Gander Oceanic, Atlantic Region, Enroute New-York to Athens
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Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Airprox/TCAS alert/loss of separation/(near) midair collisions

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator OLYMPIC AIRWAYS, S.A. (5418) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of BOEING
Model 747 200
Year Built
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Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
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CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Conflict - loss of separation

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