Incident at GANDER INTL NL (CYQX)

Summary

2001-03-12: BAW2294 B747 enroute Miami to Gatwick FL340 declared a Medical Emergency and requested to divert to St. John´s NF(Passenger with respiratory problems). Aircraft coordinated a fuel dump procedure with ATC and dumped fuel for approx. 10 minutes. At 0200z, Pilot advised of a second medical emergency on board(cardiac arrest) and requested a second ambulance to be standing by on arrival. All agencies notified. BAW2294 arrived St. John´s at 0218z. Nil TSB

Details


CADORS Number 2001A0133
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2001-03-10 - 01:40
Day or Night? Night-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries
Aerodrome ID CYQX
Aerodrome Name GANDER INTL NL (CYQX)
Geographic Location Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, Gander Oceanic
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number 14296
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Other,Medical,Fuel related
Events



Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner
Operator BRITISH AIRWAYS (5430) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of BOEING
BOEING
Model 747133
Year Built
Engine Type
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number BAW2294
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage No Damage
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Medical emergency,Diversion,Fuel - dumping

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