Incident at Gander Oceanic (TCAS alert)


2003-06-27: TSB Update - 2003-06-27 - A03A0071: The B747 operating as NWA42 was en route Minneapolis to Schipol level at FL370. A B767, operating as ACA859, was en route London to Toronto level at FL360. Both aircraft passed each other as opposite traffic at 58N50W and both received a TCAS traffic alert. Both aircraft were in level flight and turbulence was not a factor.
2003-06-25: Northwest Airlines 42 a Boeing 747 Eastbound from Minneapolis to Schiphol was routed Via MOATT 58N 50W at Flight Level 370. Air Canada 859 a Boeing 767 was Westbound from Heathrow to Toronto and Routed 58N 50W PORGY at Flight Level 360. Both aircraft passed each other going in opposite directions at 58N 50W at 0035Z. Both aircraft reported a TCAS Alert at approximately the same time.


CADORS Number 2003A0351
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2003-06-24 - 00:35
Day or Night? Night-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Gander Oceanic, Atlantic Region, Gander Oceanic
TSB Occurrence Number A03A0071
TSB Class of Investigation Class 5
AOR Number 301164
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Airprox/TCAS alert/loss of separation/(near) midair collisions
Events TCAS alert

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