Incident at RAFIN


2003-05-05: A US military C5 Galaxy was enroute from Westover AFB to Aviano and was in Gander Domestic FIR near RAFIN at 0919Z. The aircraft declared an emergency and requested a diversion to the Dover AFB due to the shut down of the number 2 engine. The engine was shut down due to a fuel flow problem. The aircraft exited Gander airspace at 0940Z without further incident. TSB - Nil


CADORS Number 2003A0253
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2003-05-02 - 09:19
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, RAFIN
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number 28958
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 RCH333Y
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Engine shut down,Declared emergency/priority,Diversion

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