Incident at Gander Ocean

Summary

1997-03-20: Enroute from JFK to London, U.K. the pilot requested descent and clearance to Gander due to loss of left hydraulic system. ATC unable clearance due to traffic. Pilot declared emergency, turned south of course and descended to FL290. ATC then issued requested clearance. Landed Gander safely at 0628z. UPDATE - Maintenance found a chafed hydraulic pressure line in the aft pylon faring area. The line was changed and the aircraft returned to service.

Details


CADORS Number 1995A0712
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By
Occurred At 1995-07-09 - 04:58
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Injuries
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Gander Oceanic, Atlantic Region, Gander Ocean
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number
Reported By
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [non-powerplant],Other
Events



Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration the United States of America
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner AMERICAN AIRLINES
Operator AMERICAN AIRLINES, INC. (5412)
Make  Silhouette image of BOEING
BOEING
Model 767 209
Year Built
Engine Type
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Unknown
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Declared emergency/priority,Hydraulic problem

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