Incident at Abeam Halifax


2005-03-10: The American Airlines Boeing 777 (AAL56) was enroute Miami to London when the pilot advised that they have a sick passenger and requested direct KBOS. Aircraft cleared as requested, descended to FL300 and dumped fuel. No other assistance required. BOS advised.


CADORS Number 2005A0161
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2005-03-10 - 04:40
Day or Night? Night-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Nova Scotia, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, Abeam Halifax
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number 54192V1
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories 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 AMERICAN AIRLINES, INC. (5412) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of BOEING
Model 777 200 SERIES
Year Built
Engine Type Turbo fan
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number AAL56
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Unknown
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Fuel - dumping,Medical emergency

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