Incident at 51N 40 W


1997-03-10: The Delta Airlines L-1011, Dal 124 was on a flight from Atlanta to Bruxelles on Track "V" at FL 350. Approaching 40W, the crew declared PAN PAN . They lost #2 engine and they proceeded 30 miles off track and descended to FL 320. When they arrived at FL 320 they announced that they were not declaring an emergency and that they had restarted the engine. They then requested clearance back to track "V" at FL 350. ATC was unable due to traffic such as BAW 184 at FL 330 track "V", BAW 196 FL310 track "V", UAL942 at FL330 on track "V", KLM642 FL310 on track "U" and NWA52 on track "U". DAL 124 was cleared to destination at FL 270.


CADORS Number 1997A0117
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 1997-03-08 - 03:45
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Canada, Gander Oceanic, Atlantic Region, 51N 40 W
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [powerplant],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
Operator DELTA AIR LINES, INC. (624) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of LOCKHEED
Model L 1011 385 1
Year Built
Engine Type
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number DAL124
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Declared emergency/priority,Engine failure

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