Incident at Gander Oceanic FIR

Summary

2003-12-29: RCH6002 C17 enroute Dover Airforce Base to Frankfurt/Main Intl. at 33,000 feet, requested to divert to Charleston Airforce Base at position 52N40W due to pressurization and auto-pilot problems. RCH6002 cleared as requested and exited Gander domestic airspace at 1340Z. Pilot did not declare an emergency. Nil TSB

Details


CADORS Number 2003A0771
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2003-12-27 - 11:16
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 FIR
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number 34389
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
Operator State
Make  Silhouette image of MCDONNELL DOUGLAS
MCDONNELL DOUGLAS
Model C-17 GLOBEMASTER II
Year Built
Engine Type Turbo fan
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number RCH6002
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Aircraft navigation/communication equipment,Diversion,Decompression/pressurization

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