Incident at HALIFAX / STANFIELD INTL NS (CYHZ)

Summary

2003-02-20: An Air France Concorde (AFR002) shut down the # 3 Engine Due to a problem while in the Gander airspace. Upon reaching the Moncton FIR, the aircraft declared a PAN and requested clearance to divert to Halifax. The Aircraft landed without incident at 1308Z.
2003-02-21: TSB - Update 2003/02/20 - A03A0026: AFR002, an Air France Aerospatiale Concorde was en route from Paris to New York with a block altitude clearance from FL450 to FL600. Just after passing 50W, the flight crew reported that they had shut down the number three engine (Rolls-Royce Snecma Olympus 593). The crew did not declare an emergency and requested and received a clearance to FL280. After reaching the Moncton FIR, the crew declared a PAN and requested and received a clearance to divert to Halifax. The aircraft landed safely at 1308 UTC without further incident. Further investigation revealed that the crew had shutdown the engine after noticing a higher than normal fuel flow. Maintenance inspection revealed that a fuel line had ruptured. Repairs will be completed and the TSB informed prior to the aircraft being returned to service.

Details


CADORS Number 2003A0118
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2003-02-19 - 12:45
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries
Aerodrome ID CYHZ
Aerodrome Name HALIFAX / STANFIELD INTL NS (CYHZ)
Geographic Location Gander Oceanic, Atlantic Region, Gander FIR
TSB Occurrence Number A03A0026
TSB Class of Investigation Class 5
AOR Number 27704
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 French Republic
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner
Operator AIR FRANCE (5421) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of BRITISH AEROSPACE
BRITISH AEROSPACE
Model CONCORDE
Year Built
Engine Type
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number ARF002
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Declared emergency/priority,Engine shut down,Diversion

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