Incident at Gander Oceanic Airspace (ATS operating irregularity)


2010-02-08: UAL901, Boeing 747-400, was enroute from Frankfurt (EDDF) to San Francisco (KSFO), routing 61N030W 63N040W 64N050W 64N060W. The aircraft entered Reykjavik Oceanic from Gander Oceanic after passing 63N040W and returned to Gander Oceanic at approximately 57W. The flight data estimate was passed to Reykjavik at 33,000 ft. The aircraft was re-cleared by Gander to 34,000 ft. prior to entering Reykjavik airspace without coordination. The aircraft entered Reykjavik airspace at an uncoordinated flight level. There was no traffic. Nil TSB.


CADORS Number 2010A0120
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2010-02-07 - 17:11
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 115993-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 UNITED AIR LINES, INC. (422) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of BOEING
Model 747 400 SERIES
Year Built
Engine Type Turbo fan
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number UAL901
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage No Damage
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Conflict - potential

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