Incident at 40 NM NE of Gander


2017-09-25: A German-registered Diamond DA40 (D-EEII) experimental aircraft enroute from Farmingdale (KFRG) to Paris (LFPB) declared a ""Mayday, Mayday fire on board"" at approximately 0015 UTC. D-EEII at position 45NM north east of Gander, and at 25,000 feet and was given vectors to Gander. Pilot shut down his engine and glided towards Gander. Smoke reduced after shut down of engine. Engine was restarted and shut down again. Pilot reported windshield icing due to engine shut down. Search and rescue helicopter was airborne on training flight and was vectored to intercept flight. Weather conditions was VFR. Search and rescue made visual with flight and reported no sign of fire. Pilot restarted the engine for landing and landed safely at 0038 UTC. Aircraft was an experimental version for record flight. TSB Case Closed


CADORS Number 2005A0292
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2005-05-05 - 00:15
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, 40 NM NE of Gander
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number 55703-V1
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [powerplant],Other

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Federal Republic of Germany
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator Private
Make  Silhouette image of DIAMOND
Model DA 40
Year Built
Engine Type Other
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart Other
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage No Damage
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Engine shut down,Engine - malfunction,Diversion,Declared emergency/priority

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