2015-05-21: At 1437Z, at TUDEP, a British Airways Airbus A380-800 (GXLEF/ BAW5W) from London, UK (EGLL) to Washington-Dulles, DC (KIAD) climbed from FL400 to FL410 due to a traffic alert and collision avoidance system (TCAS) resolution advisory (RA). Flight was cleared back to FL400 after determination that the only traffic was at FL390. Pilot advised they had just entered an area of moderate turbulence at the same time which may have set off the warning.


CADORS Number 2015A0380
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2015-05-12 - 14:37
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, TUDEP INTERSECTION
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number 186906-V1
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Turbulence encounter,Airprox/TCAS alert/loss of separation/(near) midair collisions

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
Operator BRITISH AIRWAYS (5430) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of AIRBUS
Model A380-800
Year Built
Engine Type Turbo fan
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number BAW5W
Flight Rule IFR
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage No Damage
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Weather - clear air turbulence (CAT)/turbulence,TCAS alert

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