Incident at HALIFAX / STANFIELD INTL NS (CYHZ)

Summary

2003-06-27: At approximately 0812Z, at a position 60 Northeast of Sydney NS. the pilot of a US Air Force C17 declared an emergency due to a wing manifold failure. The flight was originally diverted to Bangor but after being given several closer options by ATC, opted to proceed to Halifax. A check fire was initiated and then cancelled for CYR 724. Sydney NS and Charlottetown PEI were on standby until the pilot committed to landing Halifax. The aircraft landed safely at 0852Z.

Details


CADORS Number 2003A0362
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2003-06-27 - 08:12
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID CYHZ
Aerodrome Name HALIFAX / STANFIELD INTL NS (CYHZ)
Geographic Location Nova Scotia, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region,
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number 30241
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 USAF
Operator State
Make  Silhouette image of LOCKHEED
LOCKHEED
Model
Year Built
Engine Type Turbo fan
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number RCH0174
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Declared emergency/priority

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