2003-07-21: At 2206Z E40645 a C141 from Ramstein to Andrews AFB requested a descent from FL350 to FL220 due to a maintenance problem. Gander Oceanic was unable descend the aircraft due to other traffic. At 2212Z E40645 advised they were Declaring an Emergency and descending to FL220. At FL220 the aircraft then requested and was cleared to Gander due to a pressurization problem with the rear doors. At 2230Z the aircraft advised they may need medical assistance on landing but not required at the present time. At 2250Z E40645 cancelled Emergency status. The aircraft landed in Gander at 0106Z.


CADORS Number 2003A0400
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2003-07-18 - 22:12
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, 55N 40W
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number 30824
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [non-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-141
Year Built
Engine Type
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number E40645
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Declared emergency/priority,Door/canopy openings indications,Diversion

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