Incident at Vicinity of VIXUN


2014-11-28: An Air France Boeing 777 200 Series (AFR017) from New York, NY (KJFK) to Paris/ Charles de Gaulle (LFPG) at FL340 had negotiated a lower Flight Level (FL330) from Gander Clearance Delivery and then commenced descent without clearance from the Gander Radar Controller. No traffic at FL330 to affect the descent. The altitude was negotiated at 0114Z and the flight descended at 0115Z.


CADORS Number 2013A0591
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2013-07-03 - 01:15
Day or Night? Night-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, Vicinity of VIXUN
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number 162839-V1
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Navigation Errors

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration French Republic
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator AIR FRANCE (5421) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of BOEING
Model 777 200 SERIES
Year Built
Engine Type Turbo fan
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number AFR017
Flight Rule IFR
CARS Subpart 701
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage No Damage
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Navigation error

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