Incident at GANDER INTL NL (CYQX)

Summary

2001-08-13: AAL 9046 enroute from EGLL to KJFK at Approximately 54N 50W at 1129 Z requested descent from Fl 320 to Fl 200 due to loss of fuel pump and advised declaring an emergency . Cleared to Fl 280 due to traffic at Fl 270. At 1145 Z re-cleared to Fl 200. AAL 9046 advised continuing to destination (KJFK ). At 1205 Z , in domestic area and on radar , requested and re-cleared to KBGR. Information from AAL dispatch indicated that the aircraft was experiencing problems with 2 fuel pumps . TSB : Case Closed.
2001-08-20: TSB Update August 16, 2001. A01A0098: AAL9046, an A300 was en route from Heathrow to New York when the flight crew declared an emergency at 1129 UTC and requested descent from FL320 to FL200 due to the loss of two fuel pumps. Gander ACC initially cleared AAL9046 to FL280 due to traffic at FL270 and at 1145, then further cleared the aircraft to FL200. The crew advised Gander that they were continuing to New York; however, at 1250 UTC, they requested and received a clearance to Bangor. The aircraft exited Canadian airspace at 1355 UTC without further incident.

Details


CADORS Number 2001A0501
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2001-08-12 - 11:29
Day or Night? Day-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 approx 54N 50W
TSB Occurrence Number A01A0098
TSB Class of Investigation Class 5
AOR Number 17067
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [powerplant],Other
Events



Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration the United States of America
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner AMERICAN AIRLINES INC
Operator AMERICAN AIRLINES, INC. (5412) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of AIRBUS
AIRBUS
Model A300B4 203
Year Built
Engine Type Turbo fan
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number AAL 9046
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Diversion,Declared emergency/priority,Engine - malfunction

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