Incident at Gander Oceanic Airspace


2010-02-03: QTR051 (Qatar Airways) Boeing 777-300, enroute from Doha (OTBD) to Washington (KIAD), routing 63N040W at 15:22Z, 34,000 ft., estimating 62N050W at 15:54Z then rerouting 60N060W LOPVI at 15:43Z, advised that it was descending from 34,000 ft. to 32,000 ft. due to severe turbulence. The aircraft reported at 32,000 ft. at 15:45Z. At 15:49Z, Gander Oceanic issued clearance to immediately decent to 31,000 ft. due to traffic. Nil TSB.


CADORS Number 2010A0105
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2010-02-02 - 15:43
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Gander Oceanic, Atlantic Region, Gander Oceanic Airspace
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number 115841-V1
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Turbulence encounter

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration State of Qatar
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of BOEING
Model 777 300 SERIES
Year Built
Engine Type Turbo fan
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number QTR051
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage No Damage
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Weather - clear air turbulence (CAT)/turbulence

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