2003-05-05: A US military C5 Galaxy was enroute from Rota to Wheeler AFB at a position 45N 33W and at Flight Level 300. The aircraft declared an emergency and requested a diversion to Gander due to the shut down of the number 4 engine. The aircraft was cleared to Gander via 47N 40W then direct at Flight Level 220. No further assistance was required. The aircraft Landed Gander Runway 04 at 0657Z. TSB - Nil


CADORS Number 2003A0252
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2003-05-04 - 05:03
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, 45N 33W Gander Oceanic
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number 29002
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [powerplant],Other

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 USAF
Operator State
Make  Silhouette image of LOCKHEED
Model C-5 (GALAXY)
Year Built
Engine Type Turbo fan
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number RCH344Y
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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