Incident at Gander Oceanic


1997-08-25: EWW833 DC8 FL310 enroute London to Newburgh NY with a cargo of horses when pilot reported a complete loss of normal oxygen system. Aircraft requested descent but Gander ACC unable due traffic. Pilot declared an emergency and completed contingency plan to descend to FL100. Aircraft cleared to Gander and landed 1458z. Maintenance in Gander replenished oxygen and no leaks were identified. Aircraft returned to service and departed for destination 1612z. No TSB involvement.


CADORS Number 1997A0418
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 1997-08-25 - 12:50
Day or Night? Day-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 [non-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 Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of DOUGLAS
Model DC8
Year Built
Engine Type
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number EWW833
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Decompression/pressurization

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