Incident at Vicinity of Goose Bay


2005-06-06: VIR45 A340-600 enroute London (EGLL) to New York (KJFK) began squawking 7500. Pilot indicated it to be an equipment issue but was unable to change the code. F18's intercepted aircraft and flight was diverted to Halifax. One other aircraft was given a 1 orbit hold to accommodate the non RVSM F18's. VIR45 landed Halifax at 1500Z. TSB Case Closed TSB Update: Air Canada maintenance in Halifax determined a failure within the Transponder Intermediate Switching Box. Fault corrected and aircraft departed from Halifax.


CADORS Number 2005A0352
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2005-06-03 - 13:29
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, Vicinity of Goose Bay
TSB Occurrence Number A05A0063
TSB Class of Investigation Class 5
AOR Number 56617-V1
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Security related

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
Make  Silhouette image of AIRBUS
Model A340-500
Year Built
Engine Type Turbo fan
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number VIR45
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Security acts

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