Incident at Gander Oceanic


2003-11-03: AAL79 a Boeing 777 was en route from Gatwick to Dallas. At 1731Z the pilot reported a medical emergency and requested a re-clearance to Keflavik. Gander Oceanic re-cleared the flight 6151N 3518W direct Keflavik. The aircraft exited the Gander Area without further incident.


CADORS Number 2003A0645
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2003-11-01 - 17:31
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Gander Oceanic, Atlantic Region, Gander Oceanic
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number 33373
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Other,Medical

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 AMERICAN AIRLINES (420) 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 AAL79
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage No Damage
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Medical emergency,Diversion

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