Incident at Gander Oceanic (CYQX)


2000-05-16: NWA44 DC10 FL330 enroute Minneapolis to Gatwick advised of Oil Problem with # 2 engine and request divert to Detroit. Aircraft was given descent clearance and cleared ewnroute. Nil traffic. No emergency. TSB case Closed. TSB file # A00A0073. Update: The operator reported that when the flight departed Detroit, the # 2 Engine Oil Quantity Indicator was indicating 10 Gallons, at the top of the climb, it was indicating 8.5 gallons, 1 +30 into the flight it was indicating 3.5 Gallons and 2+30 into the flight the oil quantitiy indication dropped to zero and the oil pressure dropped into the Yellow arc. The crew secured the eninge at that point.


CADORS Number 2000A0238
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2000-05-06 - 03:40
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Gander Oceanic, Atlantic Region, Gander Oceanic (CYQX)
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number
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 NORTHWEST AIRLINES, INC. (298) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of MCDONNELL DOUGLAS
Model DC 10
Year Built
Engine Type
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number CALL SIGN NWA44
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Engine - malfunction

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