Incident at GANDER INTL NL (CYQX)

Summary

2001-10-26: TSB Update A01A0128: BAW2143, a Boeing 767 300 Westbound on NAT E at flight level 360, advised ATC of having an air conditioning (pressurization) problem and requested flight level 350. ATC was unable to clear the flight to descend due traffic. At 1553 BAW2143 declared PAN PAN PAN. The aircraft turned left and descended to flight level 350. ATC advised BAW2143 that flight level 340 was available which was accepted. The aircraft was back on course by 50W at flight level 340 and canceled the emergency at 50W.
2001-10-15: BAW2143 B767 enroute London to Baltimore Westbound on NATRACK E at flight level 360 reported 54N 40W at 1510 estimating 51N 50W at 1608. At 1550 advised having an air conditioning problem and requested flight level 350 and was advised ATC unable due traffic. At 1553 declared PAN PAN PAN and advised turning left descending to flight level 350. ATC advised BAW2143 that flight level 340 was available which was accepted. The aircraft was back on course at 50W at flight level 340 and cancelled the emergency at 50W. Further queries revealed the problem was related to pressurization and that procedures to handle this type of problem restricted the flight from operating above flight level 350. TSB Case Closaed. More to follow.

Details


CADORS Number 2001A0650
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2001-10-14 - 15:53
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,
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number 18218
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [non-powerplant],Other
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 767 209
Year Built
Engine Type
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number BAW2143
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage No Damage
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Decompression/pressurization,Declared emergency/priority,Other operational incident

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