Incident at 100 miles west of REDBY Intersection, NL

Summary

2014-12-15: An American corporately registered Gulfstream G IV from Naples, Italy (LIRN) to Bangor, ME (KBGR) (N808MF) was approximately 100 miles west of REDBY intersection at FL430 when it reported a pressurization problem involving a door seal. The aircraft descended to F240 and diverted to Gander, NL (CYQX). No emergency was declared and aircraft landed at 1956z without further incident.
2014-12-12: TSB A13A0092: The Gulfstream Aerospace G-IV aircraft, registration N808MF, was on a flight from Naples, Italy to Bangor, Maine. While at FL430 in cruise flight, approximately 150 nm west of Mary's Harbour, NL a squeal noise began and increased in volume until a pop was heard and an immediate increase in cabin altitude began. The crew contacted Gander ACC to report the problem; then requested and received clearance to descend to FL240 and divert to Gander, NL (CYQX). Cabin altitude could be maintained at the lower flight level. The flight landed at CYQX without incident. Maintenance discovered a damaged entry door seal rain guard.

Details


CADORS Number 2013A0736
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2013-08-04 - 19:20
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, 100 miles west of REDBY Intersection, NL
TSB Occurrence Number A13A0092
TSB Class of Investigation Class 5
AOR Number 164422-V1
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [non-powerplant],Other
Events



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
Owner
Operator Private
Make GULFSTREAM
Model G IV
Year Built 2001
Engine Type Turbo fan
Engine Make ROLLS ROYCE
Engine Model TAY 611 SERIES
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number
Flight Rule IFR
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage No Damage
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Diversion,Decompression/pressurization

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