Incident at 47N/30W


2000-03-22: An IFR flight from Gatwick Intl Airport (EGKK) to the William B. Hartsfield Atlanta Intl Airport (KATL). DAL11, B772 at FL350, shortly after progressing 47N/30W, flight declared a medical emergency. The flight offset 30nm and descended to FL290. The contingency descent caused a loss of seperation with several aircraft. DAL11 recleared at FL290 to EINN. Traffic to descent; KLM741 FL340 - 1 minute separation - 10 minutes required; SWR120 FL 330 - 6 minutes separation - 10 minutes requied; AAL63 FL320 - 6 minutes separation - 10 minutes required; AMX006 FL310 - 7 minutes separation - 10 minutes required. All agencies were advised. TSB Case Closed. TSB file # A00A0049


CADORS Number 2000A0145
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2000-03-20 - 12:55
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Canada, Gander Oceanic, Atlantic Region, 47N/30W
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Other,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 DELTA AIR LINES, INC. (624) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of BOEING
Model 777 200
Year Built
Engine Type
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number N965DA
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Climb
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Conflict - loss of separation,Declared emergency/priority

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