Incident at THOMPSON MB (CYTH)


2003-03-10: NWA 71, a B747, was at FL 310 enroute from Detroit to Narita and 50 miles northwest of Thompson when the crew advised Winnipeg ACC that they were diverting to Winnipeg. A passenger was experiencing a medical emergency (suspected heart attack). The crew dumped approximately 100,000 pounds of fuel and the flight landed on Runway 36 at 0026Z.


CADORS Number 2003C0315
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2003-03-09 - 23:20
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Aerodrome ID CYTH
Aerodrome Name THOMPSON MB (CYTH)
Geographic Location Manitoba, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, 50 NM NW of Thompson
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number 28050
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Other,Medical,Fuel related

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 BOEING
Model 747 433
Year Built
Engine Type Turbo fan
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number NWA71
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage No Damage
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Medical emergency,Fuel - dumping,Diversion

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