Incident at East of 54N 50W

Summary

1998-02-18: Enroute Newark to London at FL 370, aircraft declared a medical emergency- a male with a heart attack. A/C requested diversion to Gander. Unable to issue a descent clearance due traffic. A/C carried out an emergency descent with offset contingency 30 nm south. After reaching FL 290 the A/C was cleared direct to Gander and landed at 0521Z

Details


CADORS Number 1996A0504
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By
Occurred At 1996-05-03 - 04:10
Day or Night? Night-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Gander Oceanic, Atlantic Region, East of 54N 50W
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number
Reported By
Categories Medical
Events



Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner
Operator VIRGIN ATLANTIC AIRWAYS LIMITED (12400)
Make  Silhouette image of BOEING
BOEING
Model 747
Year Built
Engine Type
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number GVFAB
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Unknown
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Medical emergency

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