First Air B732 enroute on Mar 31st 2014, odyssey over Canada

Last Update: April 4, 2014 / 19:32:35 GMT/Zulu time

Bookmark this article
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 31, 2014

Classification
Incident

Airline
First Air

Flight number
7F-955

Destination
Iqaluit, Canada

Aircraft Registration
C-GNDE

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-200

ICAO Type Designator
B732

A First Air Boeing 737-200, registration C-GNDE performing flight 7F-955 from Rankin Inlet,NU to Iqaluit,NU (Canada) with 23 people on board, was enroute at FL330 over Canada on an easterly heading when the crew of another flight radioed 7F-955 telling them, ATC was trying to reach them. The crew therefore contacted ATC, it was determined that they were 225nm northwest of Iqaluit seriously off course. The aircraft turned south and landed safely in Iqaluit about 35 minutes later.

The Canadian TSB reported the airline is investigating to determine why the aircraft went off course.

Iqaluit is located about 635nm eastnortheast of Rankin Inlet.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 31, 2014

Classification
Incident

Airline
First Air

Flight number
7F-955

Destination
Iqaluit, Canada

Aircraft Registration
C-GNDE

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-200

ICAO Type Designator
B732

This article is published under license from Avherald.com. © of text by Avherald.com.
Article source

You can read 2 more free articles without a subscription.

Subscribe now and continue reading without any limits!

Are you a subscriber? Login
Subscribe

Read unlimited articles and receive our daily update briefing. Gain better insights into what is happening in commercial aviation safety.

Free newsletter

Want to know more and stay ahead? Get our free weekly newsletter and join 5471 existing subscribers.

By subscribing, you accept our terms and conditions and confirm that you've read our privacy policy.

Send tip

Support AeroInside by sending a small tip amount.

Related articles

Newest articles

Subscribe today

Are you researching aviation incidents? Get access to AeroInside Insights, unlimited read access and receive the daily newsletter.

Pick your plan and subscribe

Partner

Blockaviation logo

A new way to document and demonstrate airworthiness compliance and aircraft value. Find out more.

Virtual Speech logo

ELITE Simulation Solutions is a leading global provider of Flight Simulation Training Devices, IFR training software as well as flight controls and related services. Find out more.

Get updates

Never miss an article from AeroInside. Subscribe to our free weekly newsletter and join 5471 existing subscribers.

By subscribing, you accept our terms and conditions and that you've read our privacy policy.

AeroInside Blog
Popular aircraft
Airbus A320
Boeing 737-800
Boeing 737-800 MAX
Popular airlines
American Airlines
United
Delta
Air Canada
Lufthansa
British Airways