Incident at Vicinity of Sydney, N.S.

Summary

1997-05-05: The Boeing 747, callsign EIA825, was on a flight from New York to Brussels at FL290 when the crew advised Moncton ACC that they had to shut down #4 engine (reason not given.) They also indicated they were starting an emergency descent to FL200 where they would be dumping 5000 lbs. of fuel, then return to New York. No traffic conflict was caused by the descent and the aircraft was cleared out of Canadian airspace without further incident at 0638z. TSB no involvement.

Details


CADORS Number 1997A0204
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 1997-05-04 - 05:50
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Injuries
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Nova Scotia, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, Vicinity of Sydney, N.S.
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 EVERGREEN INTERNATIONAL AIRLINES, INC. (1446) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of BOEING
BOEING
Model 747 4F6
Year Built
Engine Type
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number N478EV
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Engine shut down

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