October 20, 2018

Incident at DAWSON CITY YT (CYDA)

A Government of Canada, Department of Transport Douglas DC8 33 (CTG435) from Fairbanks Intl Airport, AK (PAFA) to Dawson City, YT (CYDA) arrived at 2248Z without a transborder flight plan.

May 30, 2012

Incident at HAMILTON ON (CYHM) (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

The American, corporately-registered Astar USA LLC Douglas DC-8-73F aircraft (N801DH, operating as DHL Airways, Inc. flight DHL916) was concluding an IFR flight from Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport, KY (U.S.A.) (KCVG) to Hamilton (JCMIA) (CYHM). NAV CANADA staff at Hamilton Tower advised that the aircraft was on approach to runway 12 when the flight crew reported a possible birdstrike. Airfield Maintenance staff found the intact remains of one dead bird [species information not provided]. Ops. impact -- none.

April 20, 2012

Incident at HAMILTON ON (CYHM)

The DHL Airways Ltd. Douglas DC-8-73F aircraft (N807DH, operating as flight DHL915) was concluding an IFR flight from Covington-Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport, KY (U.S.A.) (KCVG) to Hamilton (JCMIA) (CYHM). NAV CANADA staff at Hamilton Tower reported that the aircraft was on a visual approach for runway 12 when the flight crew initiated a missed approach (at 1015Z) due to being too high. The aircraft subsequently landed on runway 12 without further incident at 1022Z. Ops. impact -- none.

August 16, 2012

Incident at 65N/59W (Edmonton ACC) (ATS operating irregularity)

ATN510, Douglas DC8, was enroute from Baltimore (KBWI) to Thule Air Base (BGTL) routing KBWI ..... PEPKI 65N59W 70N57W ... BGTL. At 09:42Z, ATN510 entered Reykjavik airspace without prior coordination. Coordination should have been completed at least 45 minutes prior to aircraft entering Reykjavik airspace. There was no other aircraft involved, no loss of separation and no impact on operations.

July 26, 2012

Incident at 5250N/4108W (Edmonton ACC)

ATN510, Douglas DC-8, enroute from Baltimore (KBWI) routing PEPKI 65N59W 70N57W to Thule Air Base (BGTL), at 09:55Z, entered BIRD airspace without prior coordination having taken place 45 minutes prior to the boundary. The flight data was passed two minutes prior to the boundary. There was no other aircraft involved, no loss of separation and no impact on operations.

May 22, 2012

Incident at GANDER INTL NL (CYQX)

ATN1145, a DC 8 inbound to Gander (CYQX) from Stuttgart (EDDS) was radar vectored for a visual approach to runway (RWY) 21 at CYQX. The pilot reported the airport in sight at approximately 10 miles final and was cleared for the visual approach. ATN1145 missed approach at 0220Z, the pilot reported that they were "out of shape" for the approach so they had to execute the missed approach. The aircraft landed RWY 21 at 0232Z without incident.

October 20, 2011

Incident at HAMILTON ON (CYHM)

The DHL Airways, Inc. Douglas DC-8-70 aircraft (operating as flight DHL916) was departing on an IFR flight from Hamilton (JCMIA) (CYHM) to Cincinnati (Covington/Northern Kentucky) International Airport, KY (U.S.A.) (KCVG). NAV CANADA staff at Hamilton Tower advised that the aircraft was departing off of runway 06 when the flight crew initiated a rejected take-off for unknown reasons. The aircraft backtracked to the runway threshold and subsequently departed at 0444Z. Ops. impact -- none.

July 28, 2011

Incident at HAMILTON ON (CYHM)

The DHL Airways Inc. Douglas Aircraft DC-8 aircraft (operating as DHL915) was concluding an IFR flight from Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport, KY (USA) (KCVG) to Hamilton (JCMIA) (CYHM). NAV CANADA staff at Hamilton Tower reported that Toronto ACC advise them that DHL915 was inbound and had engine #3 shutdown. No assistance was required. Aircraft landed without incident at 1023Z. Ops. impact - none

June 8, 2011

Incident at HAMILTON ON (CYHM)

The DHL Airways Inc. Douglas Aircraft DC-8 aircraft (operating as DHL915) was concluding an IFR flight from Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport, KY (USA) (KCVG) to Hamilton (JCMIA) (CYHM). NAV CANADA staff at Hamilton Tower reported that the flight crew initiated a missed approach for ILS runway 12 at 3 miles final. The flight crew stated they were too high for the approach. Ops. impact - none.

June 21, 2010

Incident at HAMILTON ON (CYHM)

The Air Sur "Nacar" Douglas DC8 aircraft (operating as NCR872) was concluding a scheduled IFR flight from Willow Run Airport, Detroit, MI, USA (KYIP) to Hamilton (JCMIA) (CYHM). The flight crew initiated an overshoot on their approach due to the approach being "outside company parameters" according to the flight crew. Ops. impact - unknown.

June 18, 2010

Incident at Vicinity BERUS at 63N/63W

ATN 520, a DC-8 freighter operated by Air Transport International, was en route from Thule AFB in Greenland to Baltimore/Washington International airport when Montreal Centre observed the aircraft flying left of their flight-planned route toward PEPKI instead of toward FEDDY. There was no loss of separation and Centre re-cleared the aircraft on the new route.

May 1, 2009

Incident at MONTRÉAL INTL (MIRABEL) QC (CYMX)

N729UP, un DC-8 exploité par United Parcel Service sous l'indicatif de vol UPS474, effectuait un vol selon les règles de vol aux instruments (IFR) depuis Louisville/Standiford (KSDF) à destination de Mirabel (CYMX). En raison des conditions météorologiques, l'équipage a interrompu son approche pour la piste 24.**** ** **** N729UP, a DC-8 operated by United Parcel Service as flight number UPS474, was conducting an instrument flight rules (IFR) flight from Louisville/Standiford (KSDF) to Mirabel (CYMX). Due to the weather conditions, the crew conducted a missed approach for Runway 24.

August 2, 2008

Incident at MONTRÉAL INTL (MIRABEL) QC (CYMX)

UPS474, a DC-8 operated by United Parcel Service, was IFR from Louisville/Standiford (KSDF) to Mirabel (CYMX). Because of fog, the crew aborted its ILS approach to rwy 06. The aircraft landed without incident at 1142Z. Weather conditions were: Visibility 1/8 statute mile on land FG VV002 RVR A1400, B6000+. **************** * ************* UPS474, un DC-8 exploité par United parcel Service, effectuait un vol selon les règles de vol aux instruments (IFR) depuis Louisville/Standiford (KSDF) à destination de Mirabel (CYMX). En raison du brouillard, l'équipage a interrompu son approche aux instruments (ILS) pour la piste 06. L'appareil a atterri sans problème à 1142Z. Les conditions météorologiques étaient: Visibilité 1/8 mille terrestre FG VV002 RVR A1400, B6000+.

June 27, 2008

Incident at MONTRÉAL INTL (MIRABEL) QC (CYMX)

United Parcel Service Douglas DC-8 UPS474 was IFR from Louisville (KSDF) to Montreal/Mirabel (CYMX). At 1013Z, because of weather condition are Montreal/Mirabel, the crew made a missed approach. Visibility was ½ statute mile in the fog. The aircraft landed without incident at 1027Z. **** ** **** UPS474, un Douglas DC-8 exploité par United Parcel Service effectuait un vol selon les règles de vol aux instrument (IFR) depuis Louisville (KSDF) à destination de Montréal/Mirabel (CYMX). À 1013Z, en raison des conditions météorologiques à Montréal/Mirabel, l'équipage a effectué une approche interrompue. La visibilité était de ½ mille terrestre dans le brouillard. L'appareil s'est posé sans encombres à 1027Z.

March 14, 2008

Incident at MONTRÉAL INTL (MIRABEL) QC (CYMX)

UPS474, a Douglas DC-8 operated by United Parcel Service, was conducting an instrument flight rules (IFR) flight from Louisville (KSDF) to Montréal/Mirabel (CYMX). The crew conducted a go-around since they were too high on final for Runway 06. The aircraft landed on Runway 06 at 1019Z without incident. **** ** **** UPS474, un Douglas DC-8 exploité par United Parcel Service, effectuait un vol selon les règles de vol aux instruments (IFR) depuis Louisville (KSDF) à destination de Montréal/Mirabel (CYMX). L'équipage a effectué une remise des gaz en raison d'une approche trop haute pour la piste 06. L'appareil a atterri sur la piste 06 à 1019Z sans encombre.

September 16, 2008

Incident at HAMILTON ON (CYHM)

The United Parcel Service Co. Douglas DC-8-70 aircraft (operating as flight UPS475) was about to completing a scheduled IFR flight from Hamilton (JCMIA) (CYHM) to (not provided). Shortly after departure UPS475 declared an emergency due to an odour in the cockpit, and requested to return to Hamilton. The aircraft landed safely in Hamilton at 0251z.
UPDATE Supplemental information received from T.S.B. Initial Notification [#A08O0254]: The United Parcel Service DC-8-71F aircraft (operating as flight UPS475) departed Hamilton (JCMIA) (CYHM). Shortly after departure, the flight crew smelled a strong burning odour in the cockpit. The flight crew declared an emergency and returned to Hamilton (JCMIA). The aircraft landed without further incident and was inspected by ARFF services. Maintenance staff then inspected the systems and cargo area but could not duplicate the odour. The aircraft later departed and landed at destination without further problems. A general inspection as per the DC-8 MM Chapter 5 was completed. Engine runs were also performed, however, no defects were found.

August 28, 2008

Incident at HAMILTON ON (CYHM)

*** Please refer to CADOR 2008O1911 for a similar occurrence involving this same aircraft 22 minutes earlier. *** The United Parcel Service Douglas DC-8-50 aircraft (operating as flight UPS475) was departing on an IFR flight from Hamilton (JCMIA) (CYHM) to Louisville (Standiford Field) International Airport, KY (U.S.A.) (KSDF). The aircraft started the take-off roll along runway 12 when (again, almost immediately), the flight crew announced that they were rejecting the take-off. The aircraft returned to the ramp and did not depart the rest of the evening. Ops. impact -- unknown.

Incident at HAMILTON ON (CYHM)

*** Please refer to CADOR 2008O1912 for a similar occurrence involving this same aircraft 22 minutes later. *** The United Parcel Service Douglas DC-8-50 aircraft (operating as flight UPS475) was departing on an IFR flight from Hamilton (JCMIA) (CYHM) to Louisville (Standiford Field) International Airport, KY (U.S.A.) (KSDF). The aircraft started the take-off roll along runway 30 when (almost immediately), the flight crew announced that they were rejecting the take-off. The aircraft returned to the ramp. Ops. impact -- unknown.

March 5, 2008

Incident at HAMILTON ON (CYHM) (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown, Aerodrome - runway or taxiway surface condition, Aerodrome - operations)

UPDATE Follow-up information received from Aerodrome Safety [2008/05/30]: A Civil Aviation Safety Inspector (CASI) spoke with the airport operator's staff about this occurrence and a detailed response was provided to the CASI. The airport operator followed up with UPS and have since amended their snow removal processes to reduce the possibilities of a repeat occurrence. They determined that a contributing factor to the aircraft not being able to turn around was that the turning bay was not being completely cleared of snow. In future, the sweeper train operators will make regular turns in the bays to ensure their full usability.
The United Parcel Service Co. Douglas DC-8-70 aircraft (operating as flight UPS476) was completing a scheduled IFR flight from Louisville International Airport-Standiford Field, KY (U.S.A.) (KSDF) to Hamilton (JCMIA) (CYHM). The aircraft landed on runway 12 and the flight crew were instructed to taxi across runway 06 before turning around for taxi due to an aircraft in position on runway 06 awaiting departure and another aircraft blocking taxiway CHARLIE. UPS476 was unable to turn around in the turning bay due to the slippery conditions and required a tow. Runway 30 was closed until the aircraft was removed at 1450Z. Ops. impact -- one (1) arriving aircraft (CJT1575) was diverted to Toronto (LBPIA) (CYYZ) and several other arrivals and departures were delayed.

November 20, 2007

Incident at MONTRÉAL INTL (MIRABEL) QC (CYMX)

UPS474, a Douglas DC-8 operated by United Parcel Service, was conducting an instrument flight rules (IFR) flight from Louisville (KSDF) to Montréal/Mirabel (CYMX). The flight crew overshot the runway since they were too high on final for Runway 06. The aircraft landed on Runway 06 at 1130Z without incident. *** *** *** UPS474, un Douglas DC-8 exploité par United Parcel Service, effectuait un vol selon les règles de vol aux instruments (IFR) depuis Louisville (KSDF) à destination de Montréal/Mirabel (CYMX). L'équipage a effectué une remise des gaz en raison d'une approche trop haute en finale pour la piste 06. L'appareil s'est posé sur la piste 06 à 1130Z sans encombre.

October 9, 2007

Incident at MONTRÉAL INTL (MIRABEL) QC (CYMX)

Update #1: The TSB occurrence number and class of investigation were added. According to the TSB report A07Q0201: While taxiing after landing, the crew of the DC8 operated by United Parcel Service informed the tower that it had an indication of fire in the No. 1 engine. The firefighters did not see any smoke or fire. The aircraft was towed to the gate. The No. 1 engine fire detection system control unit was replaced and the aircraft was returned to service without further difficulty. *** *** *** Mise à jour #1 : Le numéro et la classe d'enquête du BST ont été ajoutés. Selon le rapport du BST #A07Q0201: Lors de la circulation au sol suite à l'atterrissage, l'équipage du DC8 exploité par United Parcel Service a avisé la tour d'une indication de feu au moteur no 1. Aucun feu ni fumée n'ont été observés par les pompiers. L'appareil a été remorqué à sa barrière. L'unité de contrôle de système de détection de feu du moteur no 1 a été remplacée et l'appareil remis en service sans autre difficulté.
While it was on Taxiway FOXTROT at Mirabel (CYMX), the crew of UPS474, a Douglas DC 8 operated by United Parcel Service, which had just conducted an instrument flight rules (IFR) flight from Louisville (KSDF), informed the control tower that it had an indication of fire in the No. 1 engine. The firefighters did not see any smoke or fire. The aircraft was towed to its gate at 1010Z, followed by the emergency vehicles. The emergency ended at 1018Z. *** *** *** Sur la voie de circulation FOXTROT de Mirabel (CYMX), l'équipage de UPS474, un Douglas DC 8 exploité par United parcel Service, qui venait d'effectuer un vol selon les règles de vol aux instruments (IFR) depuis Louisville (KSDF), a avisé la tour de contrôle d'une indication de feu dans le moteur numéro un. Il n'y a eu aucun feu ou fumée observés par les pompiers. L'aéronef a été remorqué à sa barrière à 1010Z suivi par les véhicules d'urgence. L'urgence a pris fin à 1018Z.

July 20, 2007

Incident at TORONTO / LESTER B. PEARSON INTL ON (CYYZ)

The DHL Airways, Inc. Douglas DC-8-70 aircraft (operating as DHL915) was on an IFR flight from Wilmington (Airborne Airpark), OH (U.S.A.) (KILN) to Toronto (LBPIA) (CYYZ). The flight crew requested and landed their aircraft on runway 33R due to a hydraulic failure. Ops. impact -- unknown.

March 12, 2006

Incident at HALIFAX / STANFIELD INTL NS (CYHZ)

NYOAC advised Moncton ACC that RCH113, DC8, enroute from Rota (LERT) to Norfolk (KNGU) had declared an emergency due to a faulty fuel indication. The aircraft was cleared to Halifax (CYHZ) and landed safely at 21:05Z. Nil TSB.

January 29, 2005

Incident at Over Hudson Bay (5918N 8322W)

NASA 817, a DC-8-72 operated by NASA, was on a research mission over Hudson Bay when the flight deviated 35 NM east of course without authorization from Edmonton ACC.

November 12, 2005

Incident at In vicinity of FOCUS

AIN597, DC8, enroute from Habana (MUHA) to Gander (CYQX), Aircraft Routing: FOCUS direct CYQX at 27,000 ft. The pilot attempted to communicate with Moncton ACC on VHF at FOCUS and discovered both VHF receivers were unserviceable. The pilot established communications with QX ACC through QX IFSS on HF and maintained HF Communication until the aircraft landed at CYQX at 0210Z without incident. Nil TSB.

October 14, 2004

Incident at YARMOUTH NS (CYQI)

DHL624 DC8 enroute New-York (KJFK) to Brussel (EBBR) 20 miles east of Yarmouth (CYQI) pilot requested a return to JFK due to navigation problems. No assistance required. Nil TSB

January 6, 2004

Incident at GANDER INTL NL (CYQX) (ATM - other)

At 0429Z DHL025 a DC8-87 which was at FL340 advised ATC the aircraft had lost both on-board computer systems, the TCAS and autopilot and were no longer RVSM/MNPS certified. The aircraft then advised it still had both INS and GPS for navigation. There was other traffic at FL330 (AFL318 an Aeroflot B767-300) and at FL350 (ICE642 an Icelandair B757-200). To obtain a 2000 ft separation ICE642 was given a climb to FL370 prior to entering the Oceanic airspace and the DHL025 was then given a climb to FL350.

February 25, 2003

Incident at MONTRÉAL INTL (MIRABEL) QC (CYMX)

Le pilote de AIN854, un DC-8 de la compagnie African International Airways, a interrompu son décollage à Mirabel (CYMX) à cause d'un problème d'instrument. Il a décollé six minutes plus tard pour Boston. The pilot of African International Airways DC-8 AIN854 aborted his take-off from Mirabel (CYMX) because of an instrument problem. He took off six minutes later for Boston.

December 16, 2002

Incident at GREATER MONCTON ROMEO LEBLANC INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (Conflict - potential, ATS operating irregularity)

TSB - Update - 2002/12/16 - A02A0142: APW 862, a DC-8 aircraft, was westbound with a routing of CYYT direct KBGR at FL 320, the aircraft was non RVSM certified. TSC 226, an L1011 aircraft, was eastbound with a routing of TOPPS direct COLOR at FL 330, the aircraft was RVSM certified. When the controller realized that insufficient separation existed between the RVSM and Non-RVSM aircraft he initiated corrective vectors but was unable to maintain the required 5 miles separation. The aircraft passed with 2 miles lateral and 1000 feet vertical separation where 5 miles lateral or 2000 feet vertical were required.
An Arrow Airways DC8 at FL320 with routing YYT-KBGR (Non-RVSM Certified)and an Air Transat L1011 at FL 330 with routing TOPPS-COLOR (RVSM Certified) were being controled by Moncton ACC. The controller realized that there was insufficient separation between the two aircraft due to thier RVSM and Non-RVSM capabilities. The controller initiated corrective vectors but was unable to maintain the required 5 miles separation. The two aircraft passed within 2 miles and 1000ft vertical separation. In this case 5 miles or 2000ft is the required separation. TSB - Case Closed - More To follow

September 10, 2002

Incident at GANDER INTL NL (CYQX) (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown, Aerodrome - visual aids)

A Cargo DC86 from Norfolk was landing on Runway 04 in Gander. During the landing, the aircraft went through a construction barrier, which was established at a position 1100 ft from the runway end. This barrier was marking the Displaced portion of Runway 22. The construction activity had been NOTAMED showing that the Landing Distance Available for Runway 22 and Runway 04 was 9100 ft. The threshold of Runway 22 was displaced and marked with Temporary Threshold End Lights and Orange and White Markers. The displaced threshold was due to Construction on Runway 13/31 where the Declared Landing Distance Available was 5200 ft. Additional NOTAMS show that the ILS for Runway 04 was Unserviceable but may have been serviceable for this approach. The 1400Z METAR and 1420Z Special weather for Gander was showing a wind of 170 degrees at 11 Knots, 2 miles visibility with light rain and mist. The sky conditions were 300 ft scattered and at 1400Z there was a broken cloud condition at 800 ft with an overcast layer at 1300 ft. The broken condition was reported at 700 ft by 1420Z and the overcast layer was at 1200 ft. The aircraft came to a stop at the intersection of Runways 04/22 and 13/31. The airport was closed to all traffic temporarily till the aircraft was removed at 1645Z. The aircraft had no visible damage. TSB - Investigating - More to Follow
Update from Aerodrome Safety - 2002/09/12 - The Construction barricade which the aircraft went thru was actually located at a position 320 feet from the Runway end. This barricade position is 780 feet beyond the position of the displaced threshold which was marked with markers and temporary runway end lights. The temporary runway end lights were positioned with standard spacing from the runway edge and located on the runway surface at a position 1100 ft from the runway end giving a Declared Landing Distance Available of 9100 feet for Runway 04 and 22. The aircraft traveled thru the end lights on the runway centre line as it proceeded towards the Barricade. More To Follow
TSB Update - 2002/09/18 - A cargo DC-8-63 aircraft, was landing on Runway 04 at Gander International Airport. On board was a crew of five persons. Runway 04 is 10,500 feet long, but the landing distance available was limited to 9,150 by a displaced threshold for Runway 22. On landing, the DC-8 continued down the runway and through the barriers associated with the displaced threshold. and then through the barracades separating Runway 04 from a construction area. The aircraft taxied clear of the runway. There was no damage to the aircraft and there were no injuries.

March 30, 2001

Incident at IQALUIT NU (CYFB)

CTM 1091, a DC-8 operated by the French Air Force, was enroute from Paris to Las Vegas and near Iqaluit when the crew reported oil pressure problems with the number 3 engine. They did not declare an emergency and elected to turn back and were cleared out of Montreal ACC airspace, then handed off to Gander.

December 15, 2001

Incident at GANDER INTL NL (CYQX)

TSB Update Dec 17, 2001. A01A0146: THE ARROW AIR DC-8-63F WAS EN ROUTE ON A THREE-ENGINE FERRY FLIGHT (#4 ENGINE INOP). AT 56N 40W THE CREW REPORTED PROBLEMS WITH THE #1 ENGINE, DECLARED AN EMERGENCY, AND REQUESTED DIVERSION TO GANDER. THE AIRCRAFT LANDED UNEVENTFULLY AT GANDER AT 15:53 NST ON THREE ENGINES. DURING THE FLIGHT THE #1 ENGINE (P&W JT3-3B) OIL PRESSURE LIGHT ILLUMINATED DIMLY. THE CREW DID NOT SECURE THE #1 ENGINE. AT GANDER THE AIRCRAFT ENGINE WAS INSPECTED. THE OIL LEVEL WAS NORMAL, AND THERE WAS NO SIGN OF CONTAMINATION ON THE OIL FILTER.
APW661 DC86 from Shannon to Bangor on a three engine ferry flight reported problems with #1 engine. Aircraft was at position 56N 40W at time 1734z. Pilot declared an Emergency and requested clearance direct Gander. Aircraft cleared direct to Gander by ATC. The #1 engine Oil Pressure light was dimly luminated. Aircraft landed at 1923z without further incident. TSB case closed with more to follow.

September 22, 2001

Incident at GANDER INTL NL (CYQX)

DHL012, DC-8, advised shutting down #3 engine due to fire warning indicator light. Aircraft dumped fuel and diverted to Gander (CYQX) landing without incident at 1522Z. Pilot did not declare emergency. TSB evaluating

July 8, 2001

Incident at GANDER INTL NL (CYQX)

EWW837 DC8 FL290 enroute Louisville to Shannon at 0142z flight requested a reclearance to Gander due to medical emergency. (53 year old male crewmember with Asthma was transported to hospital). Nil traffic. Aircraft cleared as requested at FL240 on a direct route to Gander. EWW837 landed at 0304z. TSB case Closed.
TSB Update July 10, 2001. A01A0071: EWW837, a DC8 FL290 was en route from Louisville to Shannon at 0142z when the crew requested a clearance to Gander due to medical emergency. The aircraft was cleared as requested at FL240 on a direct route to Gander. EWW837 landed at Gander.

April 7, 2001

Incident at FREDERICTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

DLH012 DC8-70 enroute IFR Bangor to Brussel advised #2 engine shutdown abeam to Fredericton at 33,00 feet. Aircraft reversed course and dumped fuel enroute to Bangor. TSB Case Closed
TSB Update Apr 19, 2001. A01A0031: DHL012, a DC8 was en route from Bangor to Brussels when the flight crew reported that they were shutting down the number two engine (CFM 56). The crew then requested and received a clearance to return to Bangor and on the return flight, they carried out fuel dumping procedures. The aircraft exited Canadian airspace at 1556 UTC without further incident.

January 20, 1999

Incident at TORONTO / LESTER B. PEARSON INTL ON (CYYZ) (Incursion - runway - animal)

The aircraft arrived on an IFR flight and landed on runway 24R. The flight crew reported hitting a coyote on rollout. Ops. impact -- the runway was closed for eight (8) minutes during retrieval of the carcass. Five (5) aircraft were delayed. O.P.I.: PAD

April 13, 1999

Incident at GANDER INTL NL (CYQX)

ARN801 DH8 parked at Gate 34 in Gander when RCH111 DC8 started to depart Gate 32 during the turn, the engine blast picked up sand from the Ramp and blew out the left side cockpit window of ARN801. TSB evaluating. Update : TSB file # A99A0050

July 25, 1998

Incident at Gander Oceanic

DHL024 DC8 enroute NewYork to London divearted to Gander due to loss of INS. Aircraft did a fuel dump and landed safely 1556z. Nil TSB

May 27, 1998

Incident at 32 miles West of Gander

EWW173 DC8 departed Gander and cleared unrestricted to FL280 direct TOPPS intersection. N150JT DA50 was cleared direct TOPPS, destination Gander and issued an unrestricted clearance to 6000 ft. Nine minutes after departure, EWW173 was issued a 15 degree right turn. Moments later, N150JT received a TCAS resolution Advisory. Radar analysis indicates that radar separation eroded to aprx 2.5 miles where 3 miles was required. Investigation ongoing. TSB case closed.

May 2, 1998

Incident at Gander Oceanic

DHL012 DC8 FL330 pilot reported flame out on # 2 engine. Aircraft requested descent and engine was restarted in the descent. Nil traffic nil assistance requested. Aircraft landed Gander 1617z. TSB case closed.

November 25, 1997

Incident at Gander

EWW173 DC8 enroute Brussels to Gander commenced a missed approach due to a No Gear indication light. Aircraft commenced another approach and landed safely at 0137z. No assistance required. Nil TSB

October 21, 1997

Incident at Gander Oceanic

DHL011 DC8 enroute Brussels to New York advised Gander ACC that they had a total Hydraulic failure. No assistance required. Nil TSB involvement.

August 25, 1997

Incident at Gander Oceanic

EWW833 DC8 FL310 enroute London to Newburgh NY with a cargo of horses when pilot reported a complete loss of normal oxygen system. Aircraft requested descent but Gander ACC unable due traffic. Pilot declared an emergency and completed contingency plan to descend to FL100. Aircraft cleared to Gander and landed 1458z. Maintenance in Gander replenished oxygen and no leaks were identified. Aircraft returned to service and departed for destination 1612z. No TSB involvement.

August 19, 1997

Incident at Gander Oceanic

TCN749 DC8 enroute New York to Czech Republic reported loss of hydraulic fluid. Requested and was cleared to St. John's. No traffic. ETA 0430

July 22, 1997

Incident at East of 47N/50W

EWW174 was enroute from KJFK (New York) to EBBR(Brussels). 25 minutes east of 47w/50W pilot advised of a fire warning in number 2 engine. Believed to be an electrical problem. Requested and cleared to KBOS (Boston). No traffic involved and no assistance required.

May 21, 1997

Incident at Gander NFLD

DHL012 DC8 Bangor to Brussels aprx 80 miles West of Gander reported oil problem with # 3 engine. Overhead Gander, aircraft requested and received clearance back to Kennedy (JFK) Pilot advised that # 3 engine was losing oil. No emergency declared or assistance required. Aircraft dumped fuel 60 nm NE Sydney and continued to JFK. Update Aircraft make/model changed.

January 25, 1996

Incident at TORONTO / LESTER B. PEARSON INTL ON (CYYZ)

Aircraft on approach ro runway 24R had an unsafe gear indication and overshot. EWW138 did a fly-pass between the parallel runways and then did an approach and landed on runway 24R without incident with ERS standing by. Hazardous cargo on board. Ops. Impact -- minimal to four aircraft.

November 4, 1996

Incident at Gander Oceanic

EWW 823 was enroute from Louisville KY to London England when, at 0700Z. it requested to return to Gander NFLD due to a loss of oil pressure in number 3 engine. Engine shut down at 0703 and aircraft requested and received clearance to Boston at 0735Z. No emergency was declared. SOB 19

March 12, 1995

Incident at RABAT, MOROCCO

OPERATOR SUBMITTED A BIRD STRIKE REPORT INDICATING A FIVE KILOGRAM WHITE BIRD STRUCK THE LEFT-HAND WINDSCREEN DURING ROTATION. IT WAS REPORTED THAT VISIBILITY FROM THE LEFT SIDE WINDSCREEN WAS 60% OBSCURED.

October 6, 1995

Incident at Ottawa, Ontario - 50 nm west

NW411 was westbound, leaving FL330 for FL350. ANA010 was south-eastbound at FL330. A loss of separation occurred approximately 50 miles west of Ottawa. TCAS in both aircraft gave an RA. Ops. Impact -- none.

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