Incident at Gander Oceanic Airspace


2011-02-28: AAL57, Boeing 777-200, enroute from London (EGLL) to Miami (KMIA), routing Track E 56N030W at 12:54Z, 37,000 ft., estimating 56N040W at 13:40Z, declared a medical emergency at 13:02Z and requested clearance to divert to Keflavik (BIKF). Due to traffic, the aircraft carried out published oceanic emergency contingency procedures and descended to 29,000 ft. where clearance was issued direct to Keflavík.


CADORS Number 2011A0155
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2011-02-27 - 13:02
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
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number 1294141-V1
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Other,Medical

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 AMERICAN AIRLINES, INC. (5412) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of BOEING
Model 777 200 SERIES
Year Built
Engine Type Turbo fan
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number AAL57
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage No Damage
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Diversion,Medical emergency

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