Incident at Overhead Sydney NS


1997-03-20: The McDonnell Douglas DC-8 (N816CK, US Military) with call sign of RCHQ1 was overhead Sydney NS at FL290 when it had a hydraulic failure. The flight crew declared an emergency and requested and received a clearance to Bangor Maine. The aircraft departed Canadian airspace at 0100Z and landed at Bangor at 0122Z.


CADORS Number 1997A0132
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 1997-03-19 - 00:30
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Nova Scotia, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, Overhead Sydney NS
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TSB Class of Investigation
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Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [non-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 US MILITARY State
Make  Silhouette image of DOUGLAS
Model DC 8 62F
Year Built
Engine Type
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
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Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Hydraulic problem,Declared emergency/priority

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