Incident: B747 and B747, USAF1; UPS6080, Shannon UIR 27 May 1997: Report No 1998-006


The Boeing 747 USAF 1 was routing from the United States to Paris at flight level 290.  The Boeing 747 UPS 6080 was routing from Europe to the United States at flight level 310.  The position 53N 15W, is one of the entry/exit points from the Shannon Upper Information Region (UIR) to oceanic airspace. 


Occurrence Date: 
Tuesday, 27 May, 1997
Report Date: 
Friday, 12 June, 1998