Incident at Gander Oceanic

Summary

1996-02-16: THE PILOT DETECTED A VIBRATION IN THE #2 ENGINE. THE VIBRATION DISAPPEARED WHEN THE ENGINE WAS IDLED BUT RE-APPEARED AS THE THRUST LEVERS WERE ADVANCED. THE ENGINE WAS SHUT DOWN AND THE FLIGHT DIVERTED TO NEW YORK. A SHORT TIME LATER WITH THE ENGINE SHUT DOWN AND WINDMILLING THE VIBRATIONS PERIODICALLY EXCEEDED LIMITS SO THE CREW DIVERTED TO GOOSE BAY, LABRADOR. BY THE TIME THE AIRCRAFT HAD LANDED THE ENGINE HAD SEIZED. THE #1 ENGINE CONTACTED A SNOWBANK WHILE TAXIING TO THE TERMINAL, HOWEVER THER WAS NO DAMAGE. TSB CASE CLOSED.

Details


CADORS Number 1994A0085
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By
Occurred At 1994-03-14 - 15:00
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Injuries
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Gander Oceanic, Atlantic Region, Gander Oceanic
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number
Reported By
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [powerplant]
Events



Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner
Operator BRITISH AIRWAYS
Make  Silhouette image of BOEING
BOEING
Model 747 4F6
Year Built
Engine Type
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number G-AWNO
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Engine - malfunction,Engine shut down

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