Incident at GANDER INTL NL (CYQX)

Summary

2003-04-07: At 0110Z USA192, a Boeing 767 en route from Charlotte NC. to Frankfurt was approximately 60 miles south of Gander when the pilot requested and received a diversion clearance to Gander. The aircraft advised of a heating problem in the Bulk Cargo Compartment. The flight landed in Gander at 0129Z without further incident. TSB - Evaluating
2003-04-25: TSB - Update - 2003/04/23 - A03A0039: The US Air Boeing 767-200, call sign USA192 was approximately 60 NM south of Gander when the crew requested and received a clearance to divert to Gander due to a heat problem indication in the bulk cargo compartment. No emergency was declared and no assistance was required; the aircraft landed safely at 0129 UTC. The crew informed maintenance that they had noticed a fire bottle discharge warning for cargo area 2 but no indication of fire. Maintenance found that the fire bottle was still fully charged and that the problem was likely related to a faulty pressure switch resulting in a false discharged indication for that fire bottle. The cargo hold was inspected and the aircraft was released under provisions of the minimum equipment list and continue to destination.

Details


CADORS Number 2003A0203
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2003-04-05 - 01:10
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID CYQX
Aerodrome Name GANDER INTL NL (CYQX)
Geographic Location Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, 60 NM south of Gander
TSB Occurrence Number A03A0039
TSB Class of Investigation Class 5
AOR Number 28519
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories 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 US AIRWAYS (1228) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of BOEING
BOEING
Model 767 233
Year Built
Engine Type Turbo fan
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number USA192
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Diversion

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