Incident at Vicinity of 6317N04255W

Summary

2011-03-16: SAS909, Airbus A330-300, enroute from Copenhagen (EKCH) to Newark (KEWR), encountered severe turbulence at 6317N04255W at 38,000 ft. The flight conducted an emergency descent to 37,000 ft. without an Air Traffic Control (ATC) clearance. The flight was re-cleared at 37,000 ft. There was no traffic.

Details


CADORS Number 2011A0190
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2011-03-15 - 15:43
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Gander Oceanic, Atlantic Region, Vicinity of 6317N04255W
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number 129974-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 Kingdom of Sweden
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner
Operator SCANDINAVIAN AIRLINES SYSTEM (394) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of AIRBUS
AIRBUS
Model A330-300
Year Built
Engine Type Turbo fan
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number SAS909
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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