Incident at GANDER INTL NL (CYQX) (Other operational incident)


2003-12-16: Gander Tower personnel received a call from a local resident who reported sighting a bright flash and then an object falling from a departing aircraft. Initial investigation indicated two (2) possibilities: RRR3359 an L1011 registration who departed at 0039Z and GMA176 a CL60 registration N601FB who departed at 0041Z. Gander ACC informed both aircraft of reported sighting and each continued to destination. Receiving unit Shanwick was advised of details. Local policing authorities were also notified.


CADORS Number 2003A0751
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2003-12-15 - 00:41
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
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number 34202
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Other
Events Other operational incident

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