2001-03-27: DLH439 A308 on routing 49n/40w 50n/40w declared a medical emergency at approx position 4930n45w and requested clearance to Gander. ATC unable to issue clearance at any level except FL310. Aircraft turned north and executed in-flight contingency descending to FL310 and off-setted 30nm from track. ATC cleared DLH439 direct Gander on reaching FL310. Aircraft further cleared to St. John's when on Radar. The emergency due to a 50 year old male with heart attack. Three doctors on board attending. Flight landed St. John's at 0235z. Nil TSB


CADORS Number 2001A0165
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2001-03-27 - 01:37
Day or Night? Night-time
Fatalities 0
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 14530
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Other,Medical

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Federal Republic of Germany
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of AIRBUS
Model A300B4 203
Year Built
Engine Type
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number DLH439
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage No Damage
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Medical emergency,Diversion

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