Incident at GOOSE BAY NL (CYYR)


2003-08-25: TSB - Update 2003-08-22 - A03A0100: COA27, a Continental Airlines Boeing 757 was en route from Birmingham, UK to Newark at FL360. At 1210 ADT, the flight crew advised Gander ACC that they may have to shut down the number one engine (Rolls-Royce RB211) and requested and received descent to FL280. At 1215 ADT, the crew reported that they were shutting down the number one engine and requested further descent to FL240 and clearance to Goose Bay. At this time the aircraft was over Class F restricted airspace (CYR733); however, Goose Bay RATCON informed Gander that there was no military traffic in the restricted area. COA27 was cleared direct to Goose Bay and landed safely at 1251 ADT without further incident. It was later revealed that the crew had felt surging and vibration in the number one engine prior to shutting it down. Maintenance inspection revealed the presence of metal in the engine exhaust pipe; the source of the metal has yet to be determined. The engine was replaced and the aircraft has since been returned to service.
2003-08-18: At 1510Z COA27 a Boeing 757 Birmingham to Newark at FL360 advised they may have to shutdown the left side engine and requested a descent to FL280. At 1515Z the Aircraft advised they were shutting down the engine and they were requesting a further descent to FL240 and to divert to Goose Bay. The aircraft was over CYA733 but Goose RATCON was contacted and they advised they had no military traffic in the area. The B757 was cleared direct to Goose Bay and landed safely at 1551Z.


CADORS Number 2003A0472
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2003-08-15 - 15:10
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID CYYR
Aerodrome Name GOOSE BAY NL (CYYR)
Geographic Location Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, Southwest of Goose Bay
TSB Occurrence Number A03A0100
TSB Class of Investigation Class 5
AOR Number 31611
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 CONTINENTAL AIRLINES (4881) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of BOEING
Model 757 258
Year Built
Engine Type Turbo fan
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number COA27
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Engine shut down,Diversion

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