Incident at Gander Oceanic Airspace

Summary

1996-10-16: While enroute to Europe from JFK, the pilot advised that the #3 engine was shut down requesting descent from FL370. ATC was unable clearance due traffic so the flight descended in accordance with the contigency procedures. Upon reaching FL290 the aircraft was cleared to Boston.

Details


CADORS Number 1996A0835
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 1996-10-16 - 02:28
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Injuries
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Gander Oceanic, Atlantic Region, Gander Oceanic Airspace
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [powerplant]
Events



Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner
Operator VIRGIN ATLANTIC AIRWAYS LIMITED (12400) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of BOEING
BOEING
Model 747
Year Built
Engine Type
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number VIR 004
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Engine shut down

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