Incident at Gander Domestic Airspace


2010-08-03: RCH859, C5, enroute from Ramstein (ETAR) to Westover Air Force Base (KCEF), routing 46/50 TUSKY, declared an emergency at 02:07Z approximately 30 nautical miles prior to the Moncton Boundary (position 4529/5539) with one engine shut down. The aircraft requested and received clearance to descend from 36,000 ft. to 29,000 ft. The aircraft requested and was cleared direct to destination. Moncton was advised of the situation and aircraft control was transferred to Moncton.


CADORS Number 2010A0767
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2010-08-03 - 02:07
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, Gander Domestic Airspace
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number 122503-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 the United States of America
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator State
Make  Silhouette image of LOCKHEED
Model C-5 (GALAXY)
Year Built
Engine Type Turbo fan
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number RCH859
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage No Damage
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Declared emergency/priority,Engine shut down

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