Incident at Gander Oceanic


2005-05-16: USA894,AirBus A330 eastbound at FL380 enroute from Philadelphia (KPHL) to Frankfurt (EDDF ) , position 5403N 4402W, requested to divert CYYR (Goose Bay) with a medical emergency (passenger). In order to facilitate turnback ATC descended one flight to FL370 and then cleared USA894 to CYYR via direct routing. Flight landed CYYR without further incident at 0559Z. Nil TSB .


CADORS Number 2005A0309
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2005-05-15 - 04:35
Day or Night? Night-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, Gander Oceanic
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number 56004-V1
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Other,Medical

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 US AIRWAYS (1228) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of AIRBUS
Model A330 243
Year Built
Engine Type Turbo fan
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number USA894
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage No Damage
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Medical emergency,Diversion

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