Incident at North Atlantic

Summary

2005-09-19: DLH425, Airbus 340-300, enroute from Boston (KBOS) to Munchen (EDDM), at 36,000 ft, position 5340N 42W on NAT Track Whiskey, requested to divert CYQX (Gander) with a medical emergency (passenger). ATC was unable to issue clearance due traffic at all levels above 31,000 ft. Pilot executed contingency procedures for emergency descent (off-setting 30NM to the south) and descended to 31,000 ft. Upon reaching 31,000 ft DLH425 was cleared direct to CYQX. Landed without further incident at 0304Z. TSB Case Closed.

Details


CADORS Number 2005A0646
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2005-09-19 - 01:42
Day or Night? Night-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Gander Oceanic, Atlantic Region, North Atlantic
TSB Occurrence Number A05A0120
TSB Class of Investigation Class 5
AOR Number 60951-V1
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Other,Medical
Events



Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner
Operator DEUTSCHE LUFTHANSA AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT (LUFTHANSA GERMAN AIRLINES) (1298) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of AIRBUS
AIRBUS
Model A340 312
Year Built
Engine Type Turbo fan
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number DLH425
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Diversion,Medical emergency

Leave a Comment