Incident at Vicinity of TAGRA intersection (ATS operating irregularity)


2010-01-18: COA60, Boeing 767-400, enroute from Newark (KEWR) to Brussels (EBBR), was on the routing TUSKY to VIXUN at 33,000 ft. In the vicinity of TAGRA Intersection, Air Traffic Control (ATC) issued a climb to 35,000 ft., which resulted in a less than required radar separation with AJI9564, enroute from Toronto (CYYZ) to St. John?s (CYYT) at 35,000 ft.
2010-01-28: UPDATE TSB A10A0008: COA60, a Continental Airlines Boeing 767-400, was en route from Newark to Brussels at FL330. AJI9564, an Ameristar Douglas DC9, was en route from Toronto to St. John's NL at FL350. Gander ACC issued a clearance to the flight crew of COA60 to climb to F350 which resulted in separation between the aircraft eroding to 4.7 nm laterally and 700 feet vertically where 5 nm lateral or 1000 foot vertical separation is required. NAV CANADA is convening an OSI Level I into the incident.


CADORS Number 2010A0054
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2010-01-16 - 03:39
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, Vicinity of TAGRA intersection
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number 115308-V1
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Airprox/TCAS alert/loss of separation/(near) midair collisions,ATM/CNS
Events ATS operating irregularity

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration the United States of America
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator CONTINENTAL AIRLINES, INC. (4881) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of BOEING
Model 767-400
Year Built
Engine Type Turbo fan
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number COA60
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage No Damage
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Conflict - loss of separation

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