November 30, 2005

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

RRR4755, C130, enroute from St. John?s (CYYT) to Lyneham (EGDL), departed St. John's at 1622Z. Approximately 30NE of the aerodrome, the pilot declared an emergency due to problems with the #3 generator and had to shut down the engine. The aircraft dumped fuel for 10 minutes and was re-cleared to St. John's for landing. Aircraft landed at 1710Z without further incident. Nil TSB.