Incident at IQALUIT NU (CYFB)


2003-07-31: AFR084 a Boeing 747 LFPG-KSFO transmitted ADS emergency messages for several minutes. Flight deck contacted via Arctic Radio to determine flight status. The pilot reported flight OK but ATC still treated the flight with suspicion due to a possible unlawful interference situation. Air France dispatch eventually spoke to the pilot who stated that he had inadvertently activated an alarm.


CADORS Number 2003C1056
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2003-07-30 - 18:08
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID CYFB
Aerodrome Name IQALUIT NU (CYFB)
Geographic Location Nunavut, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, 200 NM NorthEast of Iqaluit
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number 31153
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Other

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration French Republic
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator AIR FRANCE (5421) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of BOEING
Model 747 433
Year Built
Engine Type Turbo fan
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number AFR084
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage No Damage
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Other operational incident

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