Incident at ST. JOHN'S INTL NL (CYYT)


2001-11-14: ACA3860 B767 Approaching St. John's 15 miles south at 3,000 feet, after the aircraft entered cloud, the flight crew suspected the aircraft was struck by lightening. Uncertain as to damage, ACA3860 requested and was cleared to divert/return to Halifax. TSB Case closed with more info to follow.
2001-11-15: TSB Update Nov 14, 2001. A01A0139: The Boeing 767-300 was on the Halifax/St. John's leg of a flight to London UK. Approximately 15 miles south of St. John's at 3,000 feet, and after the aircraft had entered cloud, the flight crew suspected that the aircraft had been struck by lightening. Uncertain as to damage, the crew requested and received clearance to divert/return to Halifax. The aircraft landed at Halifax at 00:15 AST without further incident. No damage was found during an inspected of the aircraft and the aircraft was returned to service and departed Halifax again at 01:53 AST.


CADORS Number 2001A0695
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2001-11-14 - 02:50
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Aerodrome ID CYYT
Aerodrome Name ST. JOHN'S INTL NL (CYYT)
Geographic Location Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, 15 NM South of St. John's
TSB Occurrence Number A01A0139
TSB Class of Investigation Class 5
AOR Number 18691
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Wind shear or thunderstorm,Other

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration GSCA | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator AIR CANADA (5262) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of BOEING
Model 767 375
Year Built 1961
Engine Type Turbo fan
Engine Model CF6-80C2B6F
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number ACA3860
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Descent
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Weather - lightning,Diversion

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