Incident at 50 nm SE Sydney NS


1999-09-29: AAL121 B767 FL390 enroute London to Boston reported the loss of number one engine when approximately 50 nm South East of Sydney. Aircraft was cleared to FL250 and diverted to Gander. Nil assistance or emergency. Flight landed Gander 1630z. TSB evaluating. Update: Shutdown # 1 engine as a result of an Oil Filter "EICAS" message and Low Oil Pressure indication. Operator to report the results of the maintenance actions. TSB file # A99A0130


CADORS Number 1999A0536
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 1999-09-22 - 15:40
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
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Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Nova Scotia, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, 50 nm SE Sydney NS
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
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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 Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator AMERICAN AIRLINES Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of BOEING
Model 767
Year Built
Engine Type
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number AAL121
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Engine failure

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