Incident at Vicinity of HECKK

Summary

2015-10-21: At 1443Z, a Southern Cross Airbus A320-214 (N218NV/ SXA1054) from Dublin (EIDW) to Bangor, ME (KBGR) was observed on RADAR approximately 25NM north of cleared route 53/50 HECKK. Appears as if flight proceeded 55/50 direct HECKK. This route caused a loss of separation with a Aer Lingus Airbus A330-200 (EIDAA/ EIN137) from Dublin (EIDW) to Boston, MA (KBOS) (approx 4 minutes on join) and a Saudi Arabian Airlines Boeing 777 200 (HZAKG/ SVA035) from Jeddah (OEJN) to Washington/ Dulles, DC (KIAD) (approx 7 minutes on join). Requirement is 15 minutes for join.
2015-10-21: UPDATE: TSB Report#A13A0113: An Allegiant Airbus 320 (N218NV) operated by Southern Cross Aviation as flight SXA1054, was observed on radar approximately 25 nm north of a cleared flight plan route 53/50 HECKK. This route caused a loss of separation (approx. 4 minutes apart) with flight EIN137 an Aer Lingus Airbus 330 (EI-DAA) and (approx. 7 minutes apart) with flight SVA035 a Saudi Arabian Airlines Boeing 777 (HZ-AKG). The required separation is 15 minutes. Nav Canada is conducting a review.

Details


CADORS Number 2013A1015
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2013-10-25 - 14:43
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Gander Oceanic, Atlantic Region, Vicinity of HECKK
TSB Occurrence Number A13A0113
TSB Class of Investigation Class 5
AOR Number 167902-V2
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Navigation Errors,Airprox/TCAS alert/loss of separation/(near) midair collisions
Events



Aircraft Details (3 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
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Aeroplane
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Aeroplane
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Canadian Registration
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Ireland Kingdom of Saudi Arabia the United States of America
Occurrence Type Incident Incident Incident
Owner
Operator AER LINGUS LTD. (714) Commercial SAUDI ARABIAN AIRLINES CORPORATION (14675) Commercial SOUTHERN CROSS AVIATIONS Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of AIRBUS
AIRBUS
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BOEING
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AIRBUS
Model A330-200 777 200 A320-214
Year Built
Engine Type Turbo fan Turbo fan Turbo fan
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land Land Land
Private No No No
Amateur Built No No No
Flight Number EIN137 SVA035 SXA1054
Flight Rule IFR IFR IFR
CARS Subpart 701 701 701
Phase of Flight Cruise Cruise Cruise
Damage No Damage No Damage No Damage
Fatalities 0 0 0
Injuries 0 0 0
Events Conflict - loss of separation Conflict - loss of separation Navigation error,Conflict - loss of separation

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