Incident at Vicinity of Sydney NS


1997-03-03: COA10 was enroute from Houston to Paris in level flight at FL290 north of Sydney NS when it experienced a failure of the flight instruments on the Captain's side of the cockpit. The crew advised that they didn't require any assistance but diverted to Newark.


CADORS Number 1997A0109
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 1997-03-01 - 04:50
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Nova Scotia, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, Vicinity of Sydney NS
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [non-powerplant]

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator CONTINENTAL AIRLINES (4881) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of DOUGLAS
Model MD 10 30F
Year Built
Engine Type
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number COA10
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Flight instrument failure

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