Incident at Gander Oceanic


1997-04-21: TWA883, a Boeing 747 registered N53116 was on a flight from Shannon to Kennedy at FL370. At around 53n/50w at 0625Z the flight advised that they had lost engine #2 and was turning off course and descending to FL300 to attempt a restart. Engine restarted at 0628Z, aircraft leveled at FL350. No traffic or declaration of an emergency. At 0631Z the aircraft requested clearance back to FL 370. The aircraft proceeded to Kennedy and no further assistance was required.


CADORS Number 1997A0180
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 1997-04-19 - 06:25
Day or Night? Night-time
Fatalities 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Gander Oceanic, Atlantic Region, Gander Oceanic
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [powerplant]

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 TRANS WORLD AIRLINES, INC. (420) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of BOEING
Model 747
Year Built
Engine Type
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number TWA883
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Engine failure

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