Incident at WINNIPEG / JAMES ARMSTRONG RICHARDSON INTL MB (CYWG)

Summary

2001-01-02: The crew of Northwest Airlines NWA 901, a B747 enroute from Chicago to Anchorage on a freight run, declared an emergency at 0945Z when 100 miles north of Winnipeg due to a fire indication in the lower cargo hold. They requested an immediate descent from FL 350 to Winnipeg. The a/c had 135,000 lb. of fuel and the crew indicated they had no time to dump fuel. The flight landed on Runway 18 at 1008Z without incident. It is suspected that a faulty fire indicator was the cause of the problem.

Details


CADORS Number 2001C0006
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2001-01-02 - 15:40
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Injuries
Aerodrome ID CYWG
Aerodrome Name WINNIPEG / JAMES ARMSTRONG RICHARDSON INTL MB (CYWG)
Geographic Location Manitoba, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, 100 NM N of Winnipeg
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number
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 States of America
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner
Operator Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of BOEING
BOEING
Model 747 233B
Year Built
Engine Type Turbo fan
Engine Make UNITED JT SERIES
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number NWA901
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage No Damage
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Declared emergency/priority,False warning - smoke or fire,Diversion

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