Incident at Moncton FIR


2014-12-16: An American privately-registered modified air balloon on a planned trans-Atlantic trip planning CVFR in Canadian airspace was unable to maintain appropriate altitude or direction of flight. The balloon on several occasions climbed and or descended outside of the cleared altitudes. No impact on traffic.


CADORS Number 2013A0887
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2013-09-12 - 11:58
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, Moncton FIR
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number 166265-V1
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Navigation Errors

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Balloon
 Silhouette image of Balloon
Canadian Registration
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration the United States of America
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner Private
Operator Private
Year Built
Engine Type
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number
Flight Rule CVFR
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage No Damage
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Navigation error

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