Incident at In the vacinity of Goose Bay (TCAS alert)


2003-06-02: In vicinity of Goose Bay, A B767 (AAL41) at Flight level 350 reported showing traffic less than 5NM behind on TCAS. The traffic behind was UAL943 another B767 at Flight level 350 showing 12nm on radar. Both aircraft had departed Charles de Gaulle Intl. and were enroute to O¿Hare. UAL943 confirmed his TCAS was showing the AAL41 at 12nm ahead and confirmed only one aircraft in visual contact. AAL41 requested and was given a clearance to FL340. When both aircraft were approximately 15.6 nm in trail on radar the AAL41 reported the traffic still showed just slightly in excess of 5 NM.


CADORS Number 2003A0282
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2003-05-30 - 17:20
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, In the vacinity of Goose Bay
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number 29538
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Airprox/TCAS alert/loss of separation/(near) midair collisions
Events TCAS alert

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