Incident at Gander, Nfld.

Summary

1997-03-25: The boom from an air-refueller struck the A10, cracking the windshield. The resulting emergency and diversion to Gander resulted in a low fuel condition. The aircraft landed safely with ERS on standby.

Details


CADORS Number 1996A0207
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By
Occurred At 1996-02-02 - 16:06
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, Gander, Nfld.
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number
Reported By
Categories Other,Fuel related,Airprox/TCAS alert/loss of separation/(near) midair collisions
Events



Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner
Operator USAF
Make  Silhouette image of FAIRCHILD
FAIRCHILD
Model A10 THUNDERBOLT
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 Diversion,Declared emergency/priority,Collision midair,Fuel - starvation,Windshield/window (aircraft)

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