Incident at Gander Oceanic Airspace


1996-09-03: The aircraft was in cruise flight at FL350 enroute from Paris, France to Mirabel, PQ when the #3 engine flamed out. The crew requested and received a descent to FL310 where the engine was restarted. The aircraft continued to destination with the engine at a reduced power setting. TSB case closed.


CADORS Number 1996A0796
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By Other
Occurred At 1996-09-03 - 17:20
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Gander Oceanic, Atlantic Region, Gander Oceanic Airspace
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number
Reported By Other
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [powerplant]

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator AIR FRANCE (5421) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of BOEING
Model 747
Year Built
Engine Type
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number F-BPVP
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Engine failure

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