Incident at 50N050W 120nm west of Gander Nfld.


1996-07-27: LKR612 a DC10 was enroute from Fort Lauderdale Florida to London (Gatwick) England at FL 310. The aircraft requested a return to Gander Newfoundland, due to an apparent heart attack of one of the passengers, at 0503Z while still under radar coverage. Nil traffic in the area and the aircraft was cleared direct to Gander. Aircraft landed at Gander at 0542z. Ambulance was standing by.


CADORS Number 1996A0750
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By
Occurred At 1996-07-27 - 05:03
Day or Night? Night-time
Fatalities 0
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Geographic Location Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, 50N050W 120nm west of Gander Nfld.
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Categories Medical

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration
Occurrence Type Incident
Make  Silhouette image of DOUGLAS
Model DC10
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Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number N831LA
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CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Unknown
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Medical emergency

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