Incident at Gander Oceanic

Summary

2010-06-14: At 17:52Z position 47/43, RJA270, Airbus A340-200, enroute from Montreal (CYUL) to Amman (OJAI), reported medium to severe turbulence at 37,000 ft. with an altitude deviation of 200-300 feet. The flight requested and was cleared to 35,000 ft. At 18:02Z, the aircraft reported level at 35,000 ft. and moderate to severe turbulence with a vertical deviation of 400-500 ft. The flight requested 33,000 ft. The aircraft was initially cleared to 34,000 ft and another flight at 33,000 ft. was asked for a ride report. That flight reported continual moderate turbulence at 33,000 ft. and 32,000 ft. was offered to the aircraft. The aircraft elected to remain at 34,000 ft. Nil TSB.

Details


CADORS Number 2010A0519
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2010-06-11 - 17:48
Day or Night? Day-time
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 120037-V1
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Turbulence encounter
Events



Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner
Operator ALIA - THE ROYAL JORDANIAN AIRLINE PLC (ROYAL JORDANIAN) (640) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of AIRBUS
AIRBUS
Model A340-200
Year Built
Engine Type Turbo fan
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number
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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