Incident at Gander IFSS


2003-11-24: RRR9443 in company with 3 (Royal Airforce) Tornados as part of Reservation STORM TRAIL 72/7, in the vicinity of 47N 050W advised Gander IFSS they were unable to continue and required a diversion. They were routed Goose Bay to Destination LPLA - Lajes (Azores). The aircraft requested to direct to Gander. The pilot mistook the communication with IFSS as a clearance and commenced the turn back to Gander before receiving a clearance from ATC. There was Nil traffic for the turn around. The Aircraft subsequently requested and received clearance to proceed to St. John's.


CADORS Number 2003A0701
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2003-11-21 - 15:29
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Canada, Gander Oceanic, Atlantic Region, Gander IFSS
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number 33808
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Other

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator State
Make  Silhouette image of BRITISH AEROSPACE
Year Built
Engine Type Turbo jet
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number Storm Trail 72/
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Unknown
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Alleged Canadian Aviation Regulations (CARs) infraction,Diversion

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