Incident at In the vicinity of: Vicinity 56N040W

Summary

2015-05-10: UPDATE: TSB Report#A15A0020: The Air Canada Boeing 777-300ER, registration C-FIUV, operating as AC869, was on a flight from London Heathrow to Toronto. During cruise, AC869 requested a climb to FL360 via CPDLC. AC869 was cleared to FL350 with an advisory that ?requested level not available?. AC869 acknowledged the clearance and climbed to FL360. When the flight level was confirmed, the clearance was issued to descend to FL350. A private Falcon 900, registration N420PD, was on the identical track, 7 minutes in trail at FL360. A loss of separation occurred; the separation required was 8 minutes.
2015-05-01: At 1058Z, an Air Canada Boeing 777-333ER (C-FIUV / ACA869) from London, UK (EGLL) to Toronto, ON (CYYZ) requested FL360. At 1100Z, the flight was issued a controller-pilot data link communications (CPDLC) clearance to FL350 with advisory "requested level not available". The aircraft replied WILCO (will comply) and climbed to FL360. When the flight level was confirmed, clearance was issued to descend to FL350. Traffic was on an identical track at FL360; a McDonnell Douglas MD-80 (M80) 7 minutes in trail.

Details


CADORS Number 2015A0318
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA, Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Occurred At 2015-04-24 - 11:00
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Gander Oceanic, Atlantic Region, In the vicinity of: Vicinity 56N040W
TSB Occurrence Number A15A0020
TSB Class of Investigation Class 5
AOR Number 186220-V1
Reported By NAV CANADA, Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Categories Navigation Errors,Airprox/TCAS alert/loss of separation/(near) midair collisions
Events



Aircraft Details (2 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration FIUV | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada the United States of America
Occurrence Type Incident Incident
Owner Air Canada
Operator AIR CANADA (5262) Commercial Private
Make  Silhouette image of BOEING
BOEING
 Silhouette image of DASSAULT
DASSAULT
Model 777-333ER FALCON 900EX
Year Built 2008 2001
Engine Type Turbo fan Turbo fan
Engine Make GENERAL ELECTRIC
Engine Model GE90-115B
Gear Type Land Land
Private No No
Amateur Built No No
Flight Number ACA869
Flight Rule IFR IFR
CARS Subpart 705
Phase of Flight Cruise Cruise
Damage No Damage No Damage
Fatalities 0 0
Injuries 0 0
Events Navigation error,Conflict - loss of separation Conflict - loss of separation

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