Incident at North Atlantic

Summary

1997-01-09: The Boeing 747 was enroute from London to Newark when an engine and a crew alerting system message indicated that the #4 engine start valve was stuck open. The crew carried out a precautionary shutdown of the engine and requested and received a clearance for a descent from FL330 to FL 310. The aircraft continued to destination.

Details


CADORS Number 1997A0010
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 1997-01-08 - 19:32
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Injuries
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Canada, Gander Oceanic, Atlantic Region, North Atlantic
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 747 133
Year Built
Engine Type
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Engine shut down

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