Incident at Gander Oceanic Airspace


2010-10-29: N458PS, Dornier 328 100, enroute from Goose Bay (CYYR) to Keflavík (BIKF), flight routing LOACH 59N050W 60N045W 61N040W 62N035W 63N030W KEF had progressed 45W at 14:06Z at 37,000 ft. At 14:17Z, the aircraft requested clearance to descend to 21,000 ft. and indicated squawking 7700. At 14:22Z, the aircraft declared an emergency due to the loss of an engine. The aircraft leveled at 21,000 ft. at 14:32Z but it was unable to maintain the altitude and descended to 20,000 ft. The aircraft continued to destination. There was no traffic.
2010-11-16: UPDATE TSB: A10A0115: N458PS, a Wells Fargo Dornier 328, was en route from Goose Bay to Keflavik at F270 when the flight crew requested descent and indicated that they were squawking 7700. A short time later, the crew declared an emergency due to an engine failure (Pratt & Whitney PW119B) and descended the aircraft to F210. They then descended to F200 as they were unable to maintain F210. There was no other traffic and the aircraft continued to the destination exiting Canadian airspace without further incident.


CADORS Number 2010A1110
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2010-10-28 - 14:17
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Gander Oceanic, Atlantic Region, Gander Oceanic Airspace
TSB Occurrence Number A10A0115
TSB Class of Investigation Class 5
AOR Number 125857-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 Private
Model 328 100
Year Built
Engine Type Turbo fan
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number N458PS
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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