2003-11-10: With reference to Canadian NOTAM A8932/03, ESL9431 flight planned to enter Canadian Airspace and land Gander NL. ESL9431 was operating at FL280 routing 61N30W/2357, 59N40W/0046, 53N50W/0201 CYQX/0305. At 0125Z ATC queried ESL9431 reference NOTAM and asked pilot's intentions. Pilot responded that they thought the NOTAM was for American airspace only and final destination after Gander stopover was Columbia. Communications problems prevented further clarification of the situation until VHF contact at 0230Z when the flight was again advised the NOTAM prohibited his flight from entering Canadian Sovereign Airspace. Pilot then advised having only 1 hour and 50 minutes fuel remaining and intending to land Gander. ESL9431 landed Gander at 0317Z.


CADORS Number 2003A0672
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2003-11-09 - 03:07
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID CYQX
Aerodrome Name GANDER INTL NL (CYQX)
Geographic Location Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, Gander Center
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number 33548
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Other

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Russian Federation
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator EAST LINE AIRLINES (12021) Commercial
Model IL76
Year Built
Engine Type Turbo jet
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number ESL9431
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage No Damage
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Alleged Canadian Aviation Regulations (CARs) infraction

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