Incident at 54N / 50W


1996-09-09: The B767, AAL46 was on a flight from Chicago to London at FL310. While passing 54N/50W the crew requested to divert to Gander due to a runaway water problem in the lavatory causing massive flooding. They were concerned that the water may affect electrical equipment. No emergency declared or assistance required. The aircraft landed safely at 04:35z. Maintenance drained the holding tanks and returned the aircraft to service. TSB closed.


CADORS Number 1996A0800
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 1996-09-06 - 06:23
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
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Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, 54N / 50W
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TSB Class of Investigation
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Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Other

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
Make  Silhouette image of BOEING
Model 767
Year Built
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Gear Type
Private No
Amateur Built No
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Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Other operational incident

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