Incident at HECKK Intersection


2010-09-24: QTR084 (Qatar Airways), Boeing 777-300, enroute from New York (KJFK) to Amman (OTBD) at 33,000 ft. with an oceanic clearance at 33,000 ft. climbed to 34,000 ft. without clearance at the ocean entry fix HECKK. The aircraft was in radar contact in domestic airspace and was re-cleared to 33,000 ft. When queried, the pilot reported that he had received an Aircraft Communications Addressing and Reporting System (ACARS) clearance at 34,000 ft. There is only one record of a clearance and that was at 33,000 ft.


CADORS Number 2010A0986
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2010-09-23 - 07:20
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Gander Oceanic, Atlantic Region, HECKK Intersection
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number 124645-V2
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Other,Airprox/TCAS alert/loss of separation/(near) midair collisions

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration State of Qatar
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of BOEING
Model 777 300 SERIES
Year Built
Engine Type Turbo fan
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number QTR084
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage No Damage
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Conflict - potential,Alleged Canadian Aviation Regulations (CARs) infraction

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