Incident at GANDER INTL NL (CYQX)
2005-07-14: CACO Update: The incident report filed by Gander Intl airport indicates that the oil cap had been left off Number 1 engine causing the loss of oil and pressure. The aircraft refueled and continued on to destination. Time of departure is unknown. Regional System Safety DO, A/AARQC notified. TC Comm and XME will be contacted shortly.
2005-07-14: BAL529B, Boeing 767-300 enroute from Varadero (MUVR) to London (EGKK) declared an emergency in New York's Area and requested to divert to Bangor (KBGR) due left engine showing low oil pressure. At 0100Z the aircraft was in the Moncton FIR proceeding to KBGR when they requested to divert to St. John's (CYYT). Aircraft was cleared direct to CYYT. At 0113Z the aircraft again requested to change destination to Gander (CYQX) due to St. John's weather. No assistance required. Engine was not shut down. Aircraft landed Gander at 0155Z. TSB Case Closed.
2005-07-18: TSB Update: A05A0087: Britannia Airways flight BAL529B, a Boeing 767-300, declared an emergency in New York's control area and requested a diversion to Bangor due to the left engine showing low oil pressure. At 2200 ADT the aircraft was in the Moncton FIR proceeding to Bangor when it requested diversion to St. John's. The aircraft was cleared direct as requested. At 2213 the aircraft requested Gander due to unsuitable St. John's weather. Aircraft landed Gander at 2255. No assistance required. The engine was not shut down. At Gander, the oil cap on the left engine was found to be off. Engine oil was replenished, the cap secured, and the aircraft proceeded en route.
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