Incident at GANDER INTL NL (CYQX) (TCAS alert, Conflict - potential, Conflict - loss of separation, ATM - other)
2003-02-03: At 0325Z an eastbound C135 enroute from Columbus to Geilenkirchen at 53N 50W at Flight Level 320 reported receiving a TCAS RA instructing him to descend at 2000 ft per min. The A/C complied with the RA and descended approximately 1000 ft, then showing no traffic around them, the A/C climbed back to FL320. Subsequent conversation with the pilot confirmed the RA had shown another aircraft at the same altitude, but that the whole process had only taken approximately 1 minute. There was no known traffic at FL320 OR FL330. The descent did however cause a conflict with a Westbound C141 enroute from Frankfurt to Bangor at FL310 routing 55/040 0249Z 52/050 0354Z. This was resolved with the return of the C135 to FL320.
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