Incident at Vicinity Manitoba - Ontario Border

Summary

1999-08-30: PAC 580, a B747, was enroute to Anchorage from New York and near the Manitoba border when the crew advised they were shutting down the number 3 engine. They requested a descent from FL 330 to FL 270 and continued to destination. No other a/c were affected. OPI - System Safety UPDATE TSB reported that THE CAPTAIN HAD LOW OIL LEVEL AND PRESSURE INDICATION ON THE #3 ENGINE AND THAT THE ENGINE STARTED VENTING OIL OUT THE FILLER NECK. THE ENGINE WAS SECURED AND THE FLIGHT LANDED SAFELY AT ANCHORAGE.

Details


CADORS Number 1999C0725
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 1999-08-25 - 18:15
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Injuries
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Manitoba, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, Vicinity Manitoba - Ontario Border
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 FIRST SECURITY BANK
Operator POLAR AIR CARGO, INC. (8926) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of BOEING
BOEING
Model 747 249F
Year Built 1979
Engine Type Turbo fan
Engine Make GENERAL ELECTRIC TURBO FAN
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number PAC 508
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Engine shut down

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