January 25, 2018

Incident at 30NM YARMOUTH NS (CYQI)

A United States Air Force McDonnell Douglas F-15 Eagle (RETRO92) on a flight from Robins Air Force Base, GA (KWRB) to Royal Air Force Lakenheath, UK (EGUL) part of CE009 altitude reservation (ALTRV) declared an emergency and requested immediate left turn to Bangor, ME (KBGR). Declaration relayed through flight lead aircraft (BLUE41). No impact to other traffic. The aircraft exited Canadian airspace at 0828Z.

October 14, 2017

Incident at 5200N / 05000W

A United States Air Force McDonnell Douglas F-15 Eagle (TABOR44) from Bangor, ME (KBGR) to Royal Air Force Lakenheath, UK (EGUL) declared an emergency due to fuel leak and diverted to Gander, NL (CYQX).

October 1, 2017

Incident at 60NM STEPHENVILLE NL (YJT) VOR/DME

At 1100Z, 60NM SW of Stephenville, NL (CYJT), a United States Air Force McDonnell Douglas F-15 Eagle (TABOR55) on a flight from Goldboro, NC (KGSB) to RAF Lakenheath, UK (EGUL) declared an emergency due to a hydraulic issue and departed military reservation Coronet East 003, accompanied by TABOR52. The flight exited Gander, NL (CZQX) airspace at 1110Z. The flight landed at Greenwood, NS (CYZX) at 1203Z.

July 9, 2015

Incident at YARMOUTH NS VOR/DME (YQI)

A United States Air Force McDonnell Douglas F-15 Eagle (RETRO91) from Robins Air Force Base, GA (KWRB) to Royal Air Force Lakenheath, UK (EGUL) was part of altitude reservation (ALTRV) with a United States Air Force McDonnell Douglas F-15 Eagle (RETRO92) from Robins Air Force Base, GA (KWRB) to Royal Air Force Lakenheath, UK (EGUL) and a United States Air Force Boeing KC-135R (BLUE41) from Robins Air Force Base, GA (KWRB) to Meridian, MS (KMEI) and advised fuel gauge unserviceable, therefore uncertain about fuel remaining. Declared emergency and requested direct Westfield, MA (KBAF). The aircraft was cleared as requested and exited Moncton Area Control Centre (QM ACC) airspace at 1310Z. Joint Rescue Coordination Centre (JRCC) Halifax advised. No impact to operation.

October 12, 2014

Incident at N54 W030

A United States Air Force McDonnell Douglas F-18 (MAZDA75) from Royal Air Force Lakenheath (EGUL) to Portsmouth, NH (KPSM) declared an emergency with an engine issue at 1407Z shortly after entering Gander Oceanic Control Area (OCA) by 54N 30W. The aircraft diverted to Keflavik (BIKF) along with other aircraft in the formation. The altitude reservation (ALTRV) descended from FL240B260 to FL150B170 and exited Gander OCA at 1450Z enroute BIKF.

May 25, 2011

Incident at ST. JOHN'S INTL NL (CYYT)

At 42N058W, TABOR66, F15, enroute from RAF Lakenheath (EGUL) to Seymour Johnson Air Force Base (KGSB), reported a generator failure, declared an emergency and diverted to St. John?s (CYYT) with TABOR65. The flight dumped fuel 120 miles southwest of St. John?s. The aircraft landed at 17:00Z.

January 11, 2010

Incident at GANDER INTL NL (CYQX)

TABOR 24, F15, enroute from RAF Lakenheath (EGUL) to Johnson Air Force Base (KGSB), declared an emergency due to pressurization problems. The flight requested and was cleared direct to Gander (CYQX). The aircraft landed without incident at 18:00Z. Flight was part of an Altrv CORONET EAST 055 leg 1/7.

February 3, 2009

Incident at GANDER INTL NL (CYQX)

At 16:02Z, Retro21, F15, enroute from Suffolk (EGUL) to Gander (CYQX), was inbound with an environmental control/pressurization emergency. Emergency Response Services were advised. The aircraft conducted a missed approach at 16:26Z due to the approach being too fast. The aircraft landed at 16:40Z without incident. There was no impact on operations.
UPDATE : Two F15, RETRO21 & RETRO22 in a reservation requested emergency descent due to RETRO21 with a turbine problem. Aicraft diverted to Gander(CYQX). ERS advised. Aircraft conducted a go around at 1626Z due to coming in too hot. RETRO21 landed at 1639Z & RETRO22 landed at 1641Z without incident, ERS standing by. No impact on other users. Nil TSB

March 30, 2007

Incident at East of 4900N 05000W - Gander Oceanic FIR

KING76 C130 enroute St. John?s (CYYT) to Lakenheat-UK (EGUL) was 15 minutes east of 4900N 05000W when the crew advised they were declaring an emergency and returning to St. John's NL. The emergency was due to a hydraulic booster failure that affected the flaps and other systems. KING76 dumped fuel for approximately 20 minutes inbound and landed without further incident at 1318z. Nil TSB