Incident at Golf track at 80W

Summary

1996-01-23: KLM601 from EHAM to KLAX commenced an unauthorized descent on Golf track at 80W from FL350 due to a fuel gelling problem. The crew advised Frobisher Bay FSS that they were descending until the fuel started flowing. ATC recleared KLM601 to FL290 to ensure separation was maintained. The crew reported that the fuel had thawed and was flowing at lower altitudes.

Details


CADORS Number 1994C0046
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By
Occurred At 1994-02-09 - 11:37
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Injuries
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Northwest Territories, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, Golf track at 80W
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TSB Class of Investigation
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Reported By
Categories Other
Events



Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner
Operator K.L.M. ROYAL DUTCH AIRLINES (358)
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 KLM601
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Other operational incident

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