Incident at Gander Oceanic


1999-02-05: VIR027 B747 enroute London to Orlando reported shutting down # 2 engine due to power surges. Aircraft commenced an offset descent to FL270. During descent, a loss of Lateral separation occurred with CDN83 DC10 at FL320 same track as VIR027. VIR027 elected to return London and was recleared at FL270. TSB case closed file # A99A0017.


CADORS Number 1999A0081
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 1999-02-04 - 18:48
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 [powerplant],Airprox/TCAS alert/loss of separation/(near) midair collisions

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator 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 VIR027
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Conflict - loss of separation,Engine shut down

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