Incident at Egle Intersetion (ATS operating irregularity)

Summary

2003-09-08: Iberian IBE6251, an Aairbus 340 was on an IFR flight from Madrid to New York via EGLE, WHALE to Kennedy. Royal Air Maroc RAM200 a Boeing 747 was flying westbound in New York Oceanic airspace via route 41N60W DOVEY, (entirely within New York's airspace, departure and destination unknown). Both aircraft were at FL350. RAM200 deviated 35 miles north of track and Penetrated protected airspace for IBE6251 without ATC clearance. When Moncton ACC observed an unidentified radar target at FL350 the Moncton Controller issued a climb clearance to FL360 to IBE6251, and contacted New York Center to identify the unknown target. After several minutes, New York established radar identification and communication with RAM200. On initial radar contact, the two aircraft were approximately 40 miles apart in Airspace where 15 minutes longitudinal separation was required. New York Centre office of Quality Assurance is conducting an investigation.
2003-09-09: TSB Update - 2003-09-08 - A03A0105: Iberia Airlines, IBE6251, an Airbus A340 aircraft, was en route from Madrid to New York via route EGLE, WHALE, JFK. Royal Air Maroc, RAM200, a Boeing 747-200 aircraft was flying westbound in New York Oceanic airspace via route 41N/60W, Dovey. Both aircraft were at FL350. RAM200, deviated 35 miles north of track and penetrated airspace protected for IBE6251 without ATC clearance. When the Moncton ACC controller observed an unidentified radar target at FL350, he issued a climb clearance to FL360 to IBE6251 and contacted New York centre to identify the unknown target. After several minutes, New York centre established radar identification and communications with RAM200. On initial Moncton ACC radar contact, the two aircraft were approximately 40 miles apart in airspace where 15 minutes of longitudinal separation was required. The FAA is investigating.

Details


CADORS Number 2003A0522
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2003-09-05 - 18:00
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Gander Oceanic, Atlantic Region, Egle Intersetion
TSB Occurrence Number A03A0105
TSB Class of Investigation Class 5
AOR Number 32165
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories ATM/CNS
Events ATS operating irregularity


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