Incident at Gander Oceanic


2000-02-25: SAB536 A330 FL290 enroute Washington to Brussels declared a MAYDAY due to Severe Turbulence and commenced a descent to FL210 Gander ACC issued clearance to maintain FL210. Flight cancelled emergency status at 0406z. TSB Case closed with more to follow. Update: SAB536 descended to FL210 and cancelled emergency six munites later. No reported injuries. TSB file # A00A0029


CADORS Number 2000A0092
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2000-02-19 - 04:00
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
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Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Gander Oceanic, Atlantic Region, Gander Oceanic
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TSB Class of Investigation
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Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Turbulence encounter,Other

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator SABENA (568) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of AIRBUS
Model A330 322
Year Built
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Engine Model
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 Declared emergency/priority,Weather - clear air turbulence (CAT)/turbulence

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