Incident at 30 nm Northeast of Sydney NS


2003-08-25: A Boeing 777 en-route from Newark to Heathrow reported technical problems with Water pumps and requested a clearance to descend, dump fuel and return to Boston or Newark. The aircraft descended to FL300, turned west and dumped fuel over the water 30 miles north of Yarmouth. There was no further assistance was required by the aircraft.


CADORS Number 2003A0494
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2003-08-24 - 00:20
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Nova Scotia, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, 30 nm Northeast of Sydney NS
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number 31869
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 Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator BRITISH AIRWAYS (5430) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of BOEING
Model 777 200 SERIES
Year Built
Engine Type Turbo fan
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number BAW184
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Electrical problem,Diversion

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