Incident at Approximately 30nm West of St John's, Newfoundland


2003-08-11: RCH408 (HERCULES) lost the number three engine while en route to Niagara Falls International Airport. At approximately 30nm West of St John's the pilot declared an emergency and returned to CYYT. CFR was on standby while the aircraft landed on runway 11. The aircraft landed without further incident and terminated the emergency upon landing.


CADORS Number 2003A0460
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2003-08-09 - 12:15
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, Approximately 30nm West of St John's, Newfoundland
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number 31422
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
Operator State
Make  Silhouette image of LOCKHEED
Model C-130 (HERCULES)
Year Built
Engine Type Turbo prop
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number RCH408
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Engine failure,Diversion,Declared emergency/priority

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