September 29, 2008

Incident at GANDER INTL NL (CYQX)

EV1346, Boeing 747-200, enroute from Dover Air Force Base (KDOV) to Edinburgh (EGPH), advised that the number-two engine was shut down. There was no emergency declared and no assistance was required. The flight requested and was cleared direct to Gander (CYQX).
UPDATE TSB: A08A0131: The Evergreen International Airlines Boeing 747-200, operating as flight EIA 1346 was en route to Edinburgh airport (EGPH) when a vibration in the number two engine was noted. The flight crew shutdown the engine and diverted to John F. Kennedy airport (KJFK). The aircraft landed without further incident. Preliminary examination of the Pratt & Whitney JT9-7J engine, serial number 689564, indicates the engine had an internal failure.