Incident at 4415N/06800W


2010-11-22: VIR2, Airbus A340-600, enroute from Newark (KEWR) to London (EGLL), declared an emergency with the Boston Air Traffic Control reporting a possible engine failure. The aircraft requested continuation until the issue was discussed with the operator's maintenance personnel. The number-four engine was idled until 03:27Z and then restarted. The flight reported that the engine was operating normally. Faulty indicator lights were blamed for the problem. The flight requested clearance to 35,000 ft. at Mach .82 as a precautionary measure. Gander Air Traffic Control was advised and granted the clearance. No assistance was required.


CADORS Number 2010A1190
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2010-11-20 - 03:15
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location the United States of America, North America, National Capital Region (NCR), 4415N/06800W
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number 126592-V1
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Other

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Occurrence Type Incident
Make  Silhouette image of AIRBUS
Model A340-600
Year Built
Engine Type Turbo fan
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number VIR2
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage No Damage
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Declared emergency/priority

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