Incident at 20 Miles East of Fredericton (CYFC) (Weather balloon, meteor, rocket, CIRVIS/UFO)


2010-09-27: At approximately 20 nautical miles east of Fredericton WJA201, Boeing 737 7CT, enroute from Moncton (CYQM) to Toronto (CYYZ), reported sighting what appeared to be a weather balloon. The aircraft flew over it at 29,500 ft. in the climb to 40,000 ft. The pilot reported that there was what appeared to be electronics suspended from it but that it appeared to be a weather balloon.


CADORS Number 2010A1001
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2010-09-26 - 10:30
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
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Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location New Brunswick, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, 20 Miles East of Fredericton (CYFC)
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TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number 124760-V1
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Other
Events Weather balloon, meteor, rocket, CIRVIS/UFO

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