Incident at Gander Oceaniac


2005-04-26: The Air Transat Airbus 330 (TSC771) was westbound on routing 57/30 56/40 53/50 HECKK YAY when the pilot reported a cracked windshield. Aircraft declared emergency, PAN PAN PAN, offset and descended as per emergency procedures to FL230. Pilot requested direct YQX; ATC re-cleared aircraft to FL220 and direct to YQX. Aircraft later changed destination to CYYT where it landed safely at 1558z. TSB Case Closed


CADORS Number 2005A0265
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2005-04-25 - 13:15
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Canada, Gander Oceanic, Atlantic Region, Gander Oceaniac
TSB Occurrence Number A05A0047
TSB Class of Investigation Class 5
AOR Number 55385V1
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Other

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator AIR TRANSAT (5311) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of AIRBUS
Model A330 343
Year Built
Engine Type Turbo fan
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number TSC771
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Diversion,Windshield/window (aircraft)

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