Incident at Sudbury, ON


1997-11-18: KAL025 was approximately 20 nm NW of Sudbury when the pilot delcared a medical emergency and requested return to JFK. AT 1822Z, KAL025 requested diversion to YYZ. KAL025 dumped fuel while in descent without advising ATC. Other aircraft observed fuel trail and avoided same. Fuel dump continued into downwind and KAL025 turned final and landed at 1857Z. Several comments were made by other pilots. Ops. Impact -- minimal.


CADORS Number 1994O0604
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By
Occurred At 1994-11-17 - Unknown time
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
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Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Ontario, Canada, North America, Ontario Region, Sudbury, ON
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TSB Class of Investigation
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Categories Medical

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration the Democratic People's Republic of Korea
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator KOREAN AIR LINES CO. LTD. (959) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of BOEING
Model 747
Year Built
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Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number KAL025
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CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Unknown
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Medical emergency

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