Incident at 60 25 N 3838W


2003-07-10: An Evergreen Boeing 747 westbound from Shannon to John F Kennedy was at position 6025N 3838W when it shut down it's Number 1 Engine and requested a decent to FL260 and a return to Shannon. The aircraft was cleared to FL260 but then the aircraft advised he was continuing to Gander. As the aircraft neared Loach intersection the aircraft elected to Continue to Kennedy. No emergency was declared. TSB - A03A0080 More to Follow
2003-07-11: TSB - Update - 2003-07-10 - Flight EIA459, an Evergreen Airlines Boeing 747, registration N486EV, was en route from Bonn to New York at FL320 when the flight crew reported that they had shutdown the number one engine (Pratt & Whitney JT9D-7J). The crew then requested and received a clearance to descend to FL260 and also requested a clearance to return to Bonn. A short time later the crew advised Gander that they would continue on the original flight planned route and land at Gander. As the aircraft neared the LOACH oceanic exit point, the crew advised Gander that they would continue on to New York. The aircraft exited Canadian airspace without further incident. The engine had been shutdown due to compressor stalls.


CADORS Number 2003A0377
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2003-07-10 - 08:22
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Gander Oceanic, Atlantic Region, 60 25 N 3838W
TSB Occurrence Number A03A0080
TSB Class of Investigation Class 5
AOR Number 30545
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [powerplant]

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
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 EIA459
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Engine shut down

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