Incident at Gander Oceanic


2015-02-18: UPDATE: AOR #183867-V2: Routing changed from 51/30 41/40 51/50 to 51/30 51/40 51/50
2015-02-12: Two westbound aircraft, a British Airways Boeing 787-8 (GZBJC / BAW9L) from London, UK (EGLL) to Toronto, ON (CYYZ) at FL390 and an Air Berlin Airbus A330-200 (DALPF / BER7450) from Dusseldorf, Germany (EDDL) to New York, NY (KJFK) at FL380 routing 51/30 41/40 51/50 encountered turbulence at W37 resulting in aircraft responding to a traffic alert and collision avoidance system (TCAS) resolution advisory (RA). Aircraft at FL390 (GZBJC) executed TCAS climb, an aircraft at FL380 (DALPF) executed TCAS descent Aircraft returned to cleared altitudes without incident. No other traffic.


CADORS Number 2015A0108
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2015-02-06 - 16:02
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Gander Oceanic, Atlantic Region, Gander Oceanic
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number 183867-V1
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Turbulence encounter,Airprox/TCAS alert/loss of separation/(near) midair collisions

Aircraft Details (2 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Federal Republic of Germany the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Occurrence Type Incident Incident
Operator AIR BERLIN PLC & CO. LUFTVERKEHRS KG (17403) Commercial BRITISH AIRWAYS (5430) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of AIRBUS
 Silhouette image of BOEING
Model A330-200 787-8
Year Built 2013
Engine Type Turbo fan Turbo fan
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land Land
Private No No
Amateur Built No No
Flight Number BER7450 BAW9L
Flight Rule IFR IFR
CARS Subpart 701 701
Phase of Flight Cruise Cruise
Damage No Damage No Damage
Fatalities 0 0
Injuries 0 0
Events Weather - clear air turbulence (CAT)/turbulence,TCAS alert TCAS alert,Weather - clear air turbulence (CAT)/turbulence

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