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.