July 24, 2015

Incident at WABUSH NL VOR/DME (YWK)

At 0850Z, over position Wabush, NL very high frequency omnidirectional range/ distance measuring equipment (VOR/DME) (YWK), a United States Air Force Boeing CC-177 Globemaster III (RCH243) from Goose Bay, NL (CYYR) to Joint Base Lewis-McChord, WA (KTCM) advised they had hydraulic problems. The flight requested to divert to McGuire Air Force Base, NJ (KWRI). The flight was cleared as requested. No further assistance required. No emergency declared. No impact on normal operations.