Incident at GANDER INTL NL (CYQX)

Summary

2003-08-21: A US Airways A330 was Eastbound from Philadelphia to Frankfurt near position 4953N 4337W at FL 360. The aircraft off-set 30 Nautical Miles south of course and descended to FL 260 then diverted to Gander due to a sick passenger. There was parallel same direction traffic at all flight levels above FL300. No assistance was required. The aircraft landed without further incident in Gander at 0500Z.

Details


CADORS Number 2003A0488
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2003-08-21 - 03:34
Day or Night? Night-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID CYQX
Aerodrome Name GANDER INTL NL (CYQX)
Geographic Location Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, Gander
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number 31795
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Other,Medical
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
Operator US AIRWAYS (1228) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of AIRBUS
AIRBUS
Model A330 322
Year Built
Engine Type Turbo fan
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number USA894
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage No Damage
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Medical emergency,Diversion

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