Incident at 75 nm NW Goose Bay


2000-02-09: 2000A0072. ICE783 B757 Cargo flight enroute Keflavik to New York was 75 nm NW of Goose Bay when the Main Cargo Area Fire Warning light illuminated. The crew declared an emergency and were given a clearance to Goose Bay. During the first approach to runwauy 08 the crew carried out a missed approach because they were high and fast. While circling around for the second approach the warning light extinguished. The aircraft landed without incident on the second approach with ERS in position. An examination of the aircraft did not reveal any evidence of smoke or fire. TSB file # A00A0019


CADORS Number 2000A0072
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Occurred At 2000-02-09 - 10:21
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, 75 nm NW Goose Bay
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number
Reported By Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Categories Other

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Republic of Iceland
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator ICELANDAIR Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of BOEING
Model 757
Year Built
Engine Type
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number ICE783
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Fire/smoke (warning),Declared emergency/priority

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