Incident at Westover Air Reserve Base


2005-11-07: RCH6011, Lockheed C5, enroute from Ramstein (ETAR) to Dover (KDOV), at time 1659Z, approximate position 57N040W at 33,000 ft. declared an Emergency due to an engine problem. Requested lower and reduction in speed. Flight shut down the number 4 engine and requested to divert to CYQX (Gander). ATC cleared flight as requested. No traffic. At time 1840Z requested to proceed to KCEF (Westover AFB) at 28,000 ft. ATC cleared RCH6011 as requested. Nil TSB.


CADORS Number 2005A0779
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2005-11-06 - 16:59
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Massachusetts, the United States of America, North America, Atlantic Region, Westover Air Reserve Base
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number 62371-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
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator State
Make  Silhouette image of LOCKHEED
Model C-5 (GALAXY)
Year Built
Engine Type
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number RCH6011
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Declared emergency/priority,Diversion,Engine shut down

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