Incident at Oceanic Airspace


2010-02-02: RCH219, KC35R eastbound enroute Wichita (KIIAB) to Mildenhall (EGUN), aircraft was routing 49N050W at 0417 41,000 feet 51N040W @0506 53N030W @ 0556 54N020W DOGAL. At 0503Z, aircraft reported Navigation issues and maintaining a heading of 100. At 0506Z, aircraft declared emergency due to Navigational Equipment failure. At 0514Z, after confirming flight was no longer MNPS or RVSM certified, Gander Oceanic cleared flight 43,000 feet (above RVSM/MNPS). Aircraft continued eastbound in HF contact with Gander and relaying actual positions every 10 minutes using GPS. No traffic at 41,000 feet or at 43,000 feet. Aircraft reported east of 30W and into Shanwick OACC at 0555Z. Nil TSB


CADORS Number 2010A0102
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2010-02-02 - 05:03
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, Oceanic Airspace
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number 115822-V1
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Other

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 State
Make  Silhouette image of BOEING
Model KC-135R
Year Built
Engine Type Turbo fan
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number RCH219
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Unknown
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Declared emergency/priority,Other operational incident

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