February 15, 1999

Incident at Gander Oceanic

WOA1700 MD11 enroute Ypsilanti to Birmingham advised unable to maintain FL390 due Cold Fuel. Gander unable to provide descent clearance but advised that FL320 was available. WOA1700 followed contingency descent procedure and reported at FL320 0459z. 4 other flights were affected by the descent. TSB Case Closed.