Incident at ST. JOHN'S INTL NL (CYYT)


2005-08-26: At 0309Z eastbound DAL44, Boeing 777-200, enroute from Covington (KCVG) to Paris (LFPG), position 52N 46W, 39,000 ft., declared medical emergency (flight attendant) and requested to divert Stephenville (CYJT). ATC was unable to issue immediate turn back clearance due to traffic. Pilot executed contingency procedures for emergency descent and upon reaching 29,000 ft. was cleared direct CYJT. Pilot subsequently decided to divert St. John's (CYYT). Flight landed without further incident at 0440Z. TSB Case Closed.


CADORS Number 2005A0588
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2005-08-26 - 03:09
Day or Night? Night-time
Fatalities 0
Aerodrome ID CYYT
Aerodrome Name ST. JOHN'S INTL NL (CYYT)
Geographic Location Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region,
TSB Occurrence Number A05A0107
TSB Class of Investigation Class 5
AOR Number 60083-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 DELTA AIR LINES (624) 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 DAL44
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage No Damage
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Diversion,Medical emergency

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