Incident at 40W Gander Oceanic


2003-06-23: A Boeing 757 GRL786 enroute from Narsarsuaq to Kastrup was approaching 40W at Flight Level 220 and advised Gander of medical emergency. A passenger with heart problems, a nurse was attending, and requested to divert to Keflavik and requested higher up to F370. ATC unable to issue clearance for higher due traffic at F230. GRL786 continued to Kellavik at F220 and arrived at 1631Z.


CADORS Number 2003A0343
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2003-06-21 - 15:19
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, 40W Gander Oceanic
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number 30083
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Other,Medical

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Greenland
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of BOEING
Model 757 258
Year Built
Engine Type Turbo prop
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number GRL786
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage No Damage
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Diversion,Medical emergency

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