Incident at GANDER INTL NL (CYQX) (Communication navigation surveillance/air traffic system, Aerodrome - foreign authorities involved)


2001-11-26: DETFK C182 enroute Sondre Stromfjord to Goose Bay was cleared at FL080 routing 60N5835W (1830Z) estimating MOATT 1938Z. Flight operating without a servicable HF. Approaching MOATT encountered icing and unable to contact or establish a relay with ATC, pilot elected to climb to FL120 without ATC clearance. Later while at FL120, pilot was eventually able to contact Montreal ACC and inform ATC of altitude change. Negative traffic. Nil TSB


CADORS Number 2001A0721
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2001-11-22 - 19:20
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Aerodrome ID CYQX
Aerodrome Name GANDER INTL NL (CYQX)
Geographic Location Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, Gander Oceanic
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number 18858
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Other,Icing,ATM/CNS
Events Communication navigation surveillance/air traffic system,Aerodrome - foreign authorities involved

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Republic of Iceland
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator Private
Make  Silhouette image of CESSNA
Model 182
Year Built
Engine Type
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage No Damage
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Weather - icing,Communication error

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