2003-06-11: TSB update:The El AL Boeing 747-200 aircraft was on a flight from Amsterdam to Chicago on 08-June-2003. Sometime during the flight, a main pneumatic duct failure occurred on the number 3 engine (P & W JT9D-7). The aircraft was flight planned for a technical stop in Gander and while in Gander, EL AL flew in maintenance personnel from JFK to replace the pneumatic duct and the engine cowling blow-out panels that had blown off when the duct had failed. The aircraft was then re-routed to JFK and during the departure out of Gander one of the replacement blow-out panels came off. The crew were advised of the panel departure by QX ATC and they elected to continue to destination. The aircraft exited Canadian airspace without further incident.
2003-06-10: ELY1871, B747 lost blow-out panel on #3 engine during departure. Panel was discovered on runway and positively identified by handling agency as belonging to ELY1871. This info was passed on to crew by Gander ACC. ELY1871 continuing to destination KJFK. TSB informed. Case Closed


CADORS Number 2003A0306
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2003-06-09 - 20:21
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID CYQX
Aerodrome Name GANDER INTL NL (CYQX)
Geographic Location Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region,
TSB Occurrence Number A03A0058
TSB Class of Investigation Class 5
AOR Number 29772
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [non-powerplant]

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration State of Israel
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator EL AL ISRAEL AIRLINES LTD. (1143) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of BOEING
Model 747 233B
Year Built
Engine Type Turbo fan
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number ELY1871
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Takeoff
Damage No Damage
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Part or pieces separate from an aircraft

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