Incident at 60W HALIFAX / STANFIELD INTL NS VOR/DME (YHZ)

Summary

2015-04-10: A Virgin Atlantic Airways Boeing 787-8 (VIR11B) from London/ Heathrow (EGLL) to Boston, MA (KBOS) report moderate to severe turbulence at FL380 and requested lower. The aircraft was cleared to FL360 and reported light turbulence. British Airways (BAW177) reported wave action over YHZ +/-1100ft/min at FL400 and Lufthansa (DLH402) reported wave activity over YHZ +/-600ft/min at FL360. Halifax Flight information centre (FIC) advised.

Details


CADORS Number 2015A0274
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2015-04-03 - 17:55
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Nova Scotia, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, 60W HALIFAX / STANFIELD INTL NS VOR/DME (YHZ)
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number 185579-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
Operator VIRGIN ATLANTIC AIRWAYS LIMITED (12400) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of BOEING
BOEING
Model 787-8
Year Built
Engine Type Turbo fan
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number VIR11B
Flight Rule IFR
CARS Subpart 701
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage No Damage
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Weather - clear air turbulence (CAT)/turbulence

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