Incident at N 43 00 W50 00

Summary

2015-10-22: At time 0434Z, a Virgin Atlantic Airways Boeing 747 400 (VIR66G / GVLIP) from Montego Bay (MKJS) to London (EGKK) advised that the flight experienced severe turbulence during which several passengers and a crew member had sustained injuries. The flight continued on to destination.

Details


CADORS Number 2013A1089
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2013-11-14 - 04:00
Day or Night? Night-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 4
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Gander Oceanic, Atlantic Region, N 43 00 W50 00
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number 168532-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 the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner VIRGIN AIRLINES
Operator VIRGIN ATLANTIC AIRWAYS LIMITED (12400) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of BOEING
BOEING
Model 747 400
Year Built
Engine Type Turbo fan
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number VIR66G
Flight Rule IFR
CARS Subpart 701
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage No Damage
Fatalities 0
Injuries 4
Events Weather - clear air turbulence (CAT)/turbulence

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