Incident at Gander Oceanic (Natural disaster (environment))


2010-03-22: A volcanic eruption occurred in Iceland at an approximate position of 6240N020W. A 120 nautical mile radius of this point was affected. Winds were moving the area north, affecting all traffic routing north of 62 degrees north latitude in the Reykjavik Oceanic Airspace. All airports in Iceland were reported closed. Gander, Reykjavik and Shanwick Oceanic Service Providers were coordinating to tacitly reroute aircraft away from the affected areas.


CADORS Number 2010A0233
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2010-03-21 - 00:40
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Gander Oceanic, Atlantic Region, Gander Oceanic
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number 117201-V1
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Other
Events Natural disaster (environment)

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