Incident at Gander Oceanic

Summary

2003-08-28: UAL925 a United Airlines Boeing 777 was en-route from Heathrow to Washington Dulles at Position 56N 37W at 1828Z and at Flight Level 390 the aircraft declared an emergency due to a generator failure and requested a diversion to BIKF (Keflavik). The B777 later cancelled the emergency at 1908Z. No further assistance was required.
2003-08-29: TSB Update - 2003-08-28 - A03A0102: N789UA, a Boeing 777-200 aircraft, was in cruise flight at FL390 en route from London to Washington and was at position 56N/37W when the crew declared an emergency due to a generator failure. The crew requested and received clearance from their present position direct to Keflavik, Iceland. The crew cancelled the emergency at 1908 UTC and the aircraft continue to Keflavik and landed without further incident.

Details


CADORS Number 2003A0500
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2003-08-27 - 18:28
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, Gander Oceanic
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number 31950
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [non-powerplant],Other
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 UNITED AIR LINE INC
Operator UNITED AIR LINES, INC. (422) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of BOEING
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 UAL925
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Declared emergency/priority,Diversion,Electrical problem

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