Incident at Gander Oceanic


2000-03-08: OAL424 A340 enroute Montreal kto Athens experienced pressurization problems. Declared an emergency and descended from FL340 to FL290. Contingency procedure south by 15 miles was followed. 30 miles normal contingency requirement. Pilot advised of traffic at FL330,320, and 310. OAL424 FL340 54/40 (0622) 56/30 (0704) 56/20. UAL958 FL330 54/40 (0621) 56/30 (0704) 56/20. DLH8163 FL320 54/40 (0624) 56/30 (0704) 56/20. COA70 FL310 54/40 (0629) 56/30 (0710) 56/20. Flight leveled at FL290 at 0647 and cancelled emergency. TSB Evaluating. Update: TSB case closed. TSB file # A00A0039


CADORS Number 2000A0117
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2000-03-05 - 06:44
Day or Night? Night-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 [non-powerplant],Other

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Hellenic Republic
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of AIRBUS
Model A340 313
Year Built
Engine Type
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number OAL424
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Decompression/pressurization,Declared emergency/priority

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