Incident at 30 miles east of VIXUN


1997-03-20: The pilot advised shutting down #4 engine due to low oil quantity. Declared an emergency and dumped fuel for a landing at Gander, Nlfd. Ten miles from Gander, company dispatch advised the pilot to divert to Boston. He was given clearance as requested. TSB case closed.


CADORS Number 1995A0917
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By
Occurred At 1995-09-17 - 00:01
Day or Night? Night-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, 30 miles east of VIXUN
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number
Reported By
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [powerplant]

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
Operator UNITED AIR LINES, INC. (422) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of BOEING
Model 747 133
Year Built
Engine Type Turbo shaft
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number UAL8017
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage No Damage
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Engine oil problem,Engine shut down

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