Incident at Over James Bay (57N 85W)


2003-02-04: VVJW 440, a U.S. Navy C-130 Hercules, was over James Bay enroute from Brunswick NAS to Elmendorf AFB at FL 260. The crew declared an emergency with Winnipeg ACC when they had to shut down the number 4 engine. They requested to return to Brunswick, Maine and the flight was cleared accordingly at FL 230. No other aircraft were inconvenienced.


CADORS Number 2003C0157
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2003-02-03 - 18:50
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Nunavut, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, Over James Bay (57N 85W)
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number 27377
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [powerplant],Other

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 State
Make  Silhouette image of LOCKHEED
Model C-130 (HERCULES)
Year Built
Engine Type Turbo prop
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number VVJW 440
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage No Damage
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Engine shut down,Declared emergency/priority,Diversion,Engine - malfunction

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