Incident at en route from New York to Amsterdam


2001-04-18: KLM644 B747 enroute New York to Amsterdam at 40W advised shutting down an engine and requesting descent from FL370 to FL350. No Emergency, No assistance required, continuing on to destination. Flight cleared to FL350. Reported out of Gander area (30W) at 0710. TSB Case Closed with more to follow.
2001-04-20: TSB Update : A01A0036 The Boeing 747-400 aircraft was en route from New York to Amsterdam at FL370. In the vicinity of 40W, the crew advised QX ACC that they were shutting down an engine (CF6-80C2B1F) and were requesting descent to FL350. The flight was cleared to FL350 and continued to destination. No emergency declared and no assistance required.


CADORS Number 2001A0216
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2001-04-18 - 06:31
Day or Night? Night-time
Fatalities 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Gander Oceanic, Atlantic Region, en route from New York to Amsterdam
TSB Occurrence Number A01A0036
TSB Class of Investigation Class 5
AOR Number 14841
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 Kingdom of the Netherlands
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of BOEING
Model 747133
Year Built
Engine Type
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number KLM644
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage No Damage
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Engine shut down

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