Incident at North Atlantic Ocean 49N40W

Summary

2005-03-09: The Virgin Atlantic Airways Boeing 747 (VIR6) filed flight plan 46/50 49/40 51/30 52/20 DINIM GIPER. Aircraft received ACARS clearance 46/50 49/40 51/30 51/20 DINIM GIPER. Aircraft reported 49/40 estimating 51/30 and subsequent position 52/20. Ocean controller queried flight on correct North coordinate for 20W. Flight confirmed 52/20. Ocean controller recleared flight on correct route over 51/20 Intervention to Prevent Gross Navigational Error report filed.

Details


CADORS Number 2005A0157
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2005-03-09 - 04:08
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Canada, Gander Oceanic, Atlantic Region, North Atlantic Ocean 49N40W
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number 54161V1
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Navigation Errors
Events



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
Owner
Operator VIRGIN ATLANTIC AIRWAYS LIMITED (12400) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of BOEING
BOEING
Model 747 433
Year Built
Engine Type Turbo fan
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number VIR6
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage No Damage
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Navigation error

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