Incident at Gander Oceanic

Summary

2000-01-14: SWR109 MD11 enroute San Francisco to Gatwick requested a descent due to Fuel Temperature. ATC unable to approve descent due to traffic. SWR109 declared an Emergency, offset track by 30 nm and descended to FL350. TSB Case Closed More to Follow. Update: Aircraft exited Canadian Airspace without further incident. TSB file # A00A0004

Details


CADORS Number 2000A0027
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2000-01-12 - 12:41
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Injuries
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 Other,Fuel related
Events



Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner SWISSAIR
Operator SWISSAIR, SWISS AIR TRANSPORT COMPANY LIMITED (890) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of MCDONNELL DOUGLAS
MCDONNELL DOUGLAS
Model MD-11
Year Built
Engine Type
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number SWR109
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Declared emergency/priority,Fuel management

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