The CADORS report -
N108GF, PIAGGIO P180, enroute from Keflavik (BIKF) to Narsarsuaq
(BGBW) was cleared out of controlled airspace and reported leaving
19,500 ft. at 13:29. At 14:10Z Sondrestrom Flight Information Centre
(FIC) called to advise that N108GF had missed the approach and
requested an IFR clearance to Kangerlussuaq (BGSF) at 30,000 ft. Gander
Oceanic was unable to issue clearance at 30,000 ft. due to traffic.
BGSF FIC further advised that the pilot reported fuel critical and was
climbing to 30,000 ft. Traffic was not in close proximity to the
flight. Gander Oceanic was unable to talk to the flight and was unsure
of the actions taken by the pilot. The flight was estimated to have
exited Gander airspace at 14:45Z. Reykjavík (BIRK) Area Control Centre
(ACC) later advised that the flight was over due at the destination and
had advised Kangerlussuaq that the fuel situation was very serious. ETA
for Kangerlussuaq was approximately 15:15Z and as of 17:32Z no arrival
report had been received. At 18:00Z BIRK ACC supervisor called to
advise that the aircraft had been located on the ice cap. The pilot had
survived and was being transported to Kangerlussuaq.
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