At 17:28, the pilot reported at FL175 and requested a clearance to approach.
According to sources the pilot had requested an emergency landing.
Northwest Airlines' pilots requested binding arbitration after contract talks broke off.
Last week, the pilots requested an 11 percent raise over four years and options for 7.25 million shares.
The pilot of that ship requested our assistance," she said dangerously, "and we are here to render it.
Mr. Cadman would not say if the pilot had requested political asylum.
The pilots requested a small and simple aircraft with excellent performance.
Alternatively if there has been any bad weather reported in the area a pilot might request a climb or turn to avoid weather.
The pilot explained they had lost their anchor in a storm and requested permission to moor alongside.