Incident at vicinity of 48N 035W


2014-11-26: UPDATE: TSB REPORT#A13A0069: The US Airways B757-300 (registration N202UW) aeroplane was enroute from Amsterdam (EHAM) to Philadelphia (KPHL). At 48N 035W the crew noted low oil quantity in the # 2 engine. The crew declared a PAN PAN and diverted to the nearest airfield, Terceira, Azores (LPLA). The engine (Rolls-Royce RB.211) continued to operate at idle providing generator and pneumatics. The aircraft landed safely and maintenance determined an oil leak in the tower shaft seal. The seal was replaced and the aircraft returned to service.
2014-11-26: A US Airways Boeing 757-200 (N202UW / AWE799) on a flight from Amsterdam (EHAM) to Philadelphia (KPHL) was routing between 49N 030W and 47N 040W at FL350 when it declared PAN PAN PAN and initiated an emergency descent and diversion to the Azores, Portugal. The emergency was declared due to an oil quantity problem in the #2 engine and the crew anticipated a shutdown of that engine was imminent. The aircraft departed Gander airspace at 1326Z without further incident.


CADORS Number 2013A0569
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2013-06-26 - 12:51
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Gander Oceanic, Atlantic Region, vicinity of 48N 035W
TSB Occurrence Number A13A0069
TSB Class of Investigation Class 5
AOR Number 162472-V2
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 US AIRWAYS, INC. (1228) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of BOEING
Model 757-200
Year Built
Engine Type Turbo fan
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number AWE799
Flight Rule IFR
CARS Subpart 701
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage No Damage
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Diversion,Engine oil problem,Declared emergency/priority

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