Incident at Gander Airspace (Conflict - potential, Communication navigation surveillance/air traffic system)


2011-01-06: At 03:15Z, the Gander Area Control Centre was advised that New York had experienced a complete Advanced Technologies and Oceanic Procedures (ATOP) System loss. Gander was advised that flights were not permitted to enter New York?s airspace due to the system failure. During the time that New York?s system was down, Gander received position reports on seven different aircraft indicating the flights were entering Gander?s airspace. Gander did not receive estimate data from New York on any of these flights. Traffic in Gander?s airspace was moved to accommodate the New York traffic.


CADORS Number 2011A0014
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2011-01-04 - 20:15
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
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Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, Gander Airspace
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TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number 127890-V2
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Airprox/TCAS alert/loss of separation/(near) midair collisions,ATM/CNS
Events Conflict - potential,Communication navigation surveillance/air traffic system

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