Incident at S WABUSH NL (CYWK)


2014-12-15: Although cleared to and correctly readback a clearance to climb to 8,000 feet, a Strait Air Piper PA-31-350 (C-GFAL/ NUK657) from Wabush, NL (CYWK) to Mont-Joli, QC (CYYY) reported level at 9,000 feet. Altitude error indiscernible due to location below radar coverage. Controller recleared aircraft back down to 8,000 feet. No impact on operations.


CADORS Number 2013A0747
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2013-08-09 - 11:39
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, S WABUSH NL (CYWK)
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number 164621-V1
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Navigation Errors

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration GFAL | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner Strait Air (2000) Ltd.
Operator STRAIT AIR (2000) LTD. (11994) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of PIPER
Model PA-31-350
Year Built 1974
Engine Type Reciprocating
Engine Make  Silhouette image of AVCO LYCOMING
Engine Model  Silhouette image of TIO-540-J2BD
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number NUK657
Flight Rule IFR
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Climb
Damage No Damage
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Navigation error

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