Transat A313 near Mont-Joli on May 29th 2018, turbulence causes temporary loss of control

Last Update: June 11, 2018 / 21:12:21 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 29, 2018

Classification
Incident

Flight number
TS-729

Destination
Montreal, Canada

Aircraft Registration
C-GTSW

Aircraft Type
Airbus A310-300

ICAO Type Designator
A313

An Air Transat Airbus A310-300, registration C-GTSW performing flight TS-729 from London Gatwick,EN (UK) to Montreal,QC (Canada) with 218 passengers and 9 crew, was enroute at FL360 near Mont-Joli,QC (Canada) when the aircraft encountered moderate to severe turbulence and deviated 400 feet above and 300 feet below the assigned altitude. The aircraft stabilized again, descended to FL300 and continued to Montreal for a safe landing.

The Canadian TSB reported the aircraft was about 200nm northeast of Mont-Joli,QC (Canada) when the aircraft encountered moderate to severe turbulence causing a temporary loss of control causing the aircraft to deviate 400 feet above and 300 feet below the assigned flight level. There were no injuries, a post flight inspection revealed no damage to the airframe.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 29, 2018

Classification
Incident

Flight number
TS-729

Destination
Montreal, Canada

Aircraft Registration
C-GTSW

Aircraft Type
Airbus A310-300

ICAO Type Designator
A313

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