Incident at Moncton Flight Information Region (FIR)


2010-02-08: Widespread severe turbulence was reported at most altitudes above 28,000 ft. Applicable TOPPS and south with the worst being off the south coast of Nova Scotia approximately between Halifax (CYHZ) and Sydney (CYQY). DLH427, Airbus A330-300, enroute from Philadelphia (KPHL) to Frankfurt (EDDF), at 31,000 ft. reported a turbulence related altitude deviation of +/- 600 ft. There were no other aircraft in the vicinity. Nil TSB.


CADORS Number 2010A0116
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2010-02-05 - 20:30
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, Moncton Flight Information Region (FIR)
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number 115954-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 Federal Republic of Germany
Occurrence Type Incident
Make  Silhouette image of AIRBUS
Model A330 342
Year Built
Engine Type Turbo fan
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number DLH427
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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