February 19, 2003

Incident at HALIFAX / STANFIELD INTL NS (CYHZ)

An Air France Concorde (AFR002) shut down the # 3 Engine Due to a problem while in the Gander airspace. Upon reaching the Moncton FIR, the aircraft declared a PAN and requested clearance to divert to Halifax. The Aircraft landed without incident at 1308Z.
TSB - Update 2003/02/20 - A03A0026: AFR002, an Air France Aerospatiale Concorde was en route from Paris to New York with a block altitude clearance from FL450 to FL600. Just after passing 50W, the flight crew reported that they had shut down the number three engine (Rolls-Royce Snecma Olympus 593). The crew did not declare an emergency and requested and received a clearance to FL280. After reaching the Moncton FIR, the crew declared a PAN and requested and received a clearance to divert to Halifax. The aircraft landed safely at 1308 UTC without further incident. Further investigation revealed that the crew had shutdown the engine after noticing a higher than normal fuel flow. Maintenance inspection revealed that a fuel line had ruptured. Repairs will be completed and the TSB informed prior to the aircraft being returned to service.

April 20, 1999

Incident at Gander OCA 5030N 30W

AFR002 Concorde enroute from Paris to New York , reported engine failure and descending to 29000 feet. No emergencies declared and aircraft returned to Paris without further incident. TSB case closed