Incident at Gander Oceanic


2003-11-20: NWA68 N801NW an Airbus A330 from Detroit to Schiphol declared a medical emergency and requested to divert to Reykjavik. A male passenger required attention; there was a doctor on board. The aircraft was cleared to FL320 and then to Reykjavik.


CADORS Number 2003A0697
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2003-11-20 - 03:07
Day or Night? Night-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 33776
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 NORTHWEST AIRLINES, INC. (298) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of AIRBUS
Model A330 342
Year Built
Engine Type Turbo fan
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number NWA68
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage No Damage
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Medical emergency,Diversion

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