Incident at East of 52N 050W


2010-03-16: UPDATE TSB: A10A0027: JEI212, a Jet Executive Lear LJ35, was en route from Gander to Reykjavik at F410 when the flight crew requested a lower altitude due to fuel temperature. Gander advised that a lower altitude was not available due to traffic after which the crew declared an emergency, executed the NAT contingency procedure and descended to F390. A short time after reaching F390, the crew was issued a new clearance and the aircraft continued to destination exiting Canadian airspace without further incident.
2010-03-09: JEI212 (Jet Executive), Learjet 35A, enroute from Gander (CYQX) to Reykjavík (BIKF), was routing between 52N 050W and 58N 040W at 41,000 ft. when the crew requested a lower altitude due to fuel temperature. A lower altitude was not available due to traffic resulting in the crew declaring an emergency and descending to 39,000 ft. without an IFR clearance. The aircraft was given a new clearance at 39,000 ft when ATC was able and the flight continued to destination. TSB Case Closed.


CADORS Number 2010A0201
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2010-03-08 - 20:24
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Gander Oceanic, Atlantic Region, East of 52N 050W
TSB Occurrence Number A10A0027
TSB Class of Investigation Class 5
AOR Number 116849-V2
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Other

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Federal Republic of Germany
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of LEARJET
Model 35A
Year Built
Engine Type Turbo fan
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number JEI212
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage No Damage
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Declared emergency/priority

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