Incident at 40nm east of 49 north 50 west


2005-02-16: TSB Update A05A0019: The Delta airlines Boeing 767-300, operating as DAL 59, was westbound 51:45N 044:24W when the crew declared a Mayday due to smoke in cockpit. The crew donned their oxygen masks, initiated checklist procedures, and advised Gander ACC they were descending out of FL320 to FL100. They then requested, and were provided, clearance to divert to St. John's Intl. There was no conflicting traffic in the descent for DAL59 and the aircraft landed safely at 1559 UTC with ARFF crews standing by. Maintenance crews are troubleshooting the cockpit area for the source of the smoke which originated at the lower area of the windscreen.
2005-02-14: DAL59 B767-300 enroute London (EGKK) to Atlanta (KATL), declared a mayday due to smoke in the cockpit at 1520Z. Pilot advised on HF that he was descending from 32,000 feet to 10,000 feet. Gander IFS changed aircraft to Gander Domestic on VHF. Pilot requested clearance to St. John's (CYYT) with an ETA of 16OO UTC. No traffic for DAL59 in descent. Aircraft landed safely at 1559UTC. Emergency services on standing.


CADORS Number 2005A0113
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2005-02-14 - 15:20
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Gander Oceanic, Atlantic Region, 40nm east of 49 north 50 west
TSB Occurrence Number A05A0019
TSB Class of Investigation Class 5
AOR Number 53588-V1
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Other,Fire/smoke (non-impact)

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 DELTA AIR LINES (624) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of BOEING
Model 767 333
Year Built
Engine Type Turbo fan
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number DAL59
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Declared emergency/priority,Diversion,Smoke/fumes - aircraft

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