Incident at 4300W


2005-01-28: The Lufthansa Airbus 340 (DLH435) was at FL 330 when the pilot advised of a medical emergency, 65 yr old male passenger with breathing and blood pressure problems possibly due to complications with diabetes. Pilot requested to return to St. John's. Clearance issued at 0738Z for a descent to FL320 and a course reversal to CYYT. At 0753Z the aircraft was enroute to CYYT when the pilot advised canceling the medical emergency, passenger condition had improved. The pilot now requested clearance to continue to EDDM. Due traffic the aircraft was first descended to F290 and then a new clearance was issued to EDDM. Once established Eastbound ATC was able climb clearance to aircraft requested level of FL370 prior to 030W.


CADORS Number 2005A0069
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2005-01-27 - 07:35
Day or Night? Night-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Gander Oceanic, Atlantic Region, 4300W
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number 53108V1
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Medical

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Federal Republic of Germany
Occurrence Type Incident
Make  Silhouette image of AIRBUS
Model A340 313
Year Built
Engine Type Turbo fan
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number DLH465
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Unknown
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Medical emergency

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