Incident at 5637N 5523W


2015-10-21: A US Airways Boeing 757-2B7 (N935UW/ AWE723) from Dublin (EIDW) to Philadelphia, PA (KPHL) declared emergency vicinity of 5637N5523W at 1415Z due to loss of right engine. Requested and was cleared direct to Goose Bay, NL (CYYR). Landed at 1506Z. No other aircraft affected.
2015-10-21: Aviation Incident Report #13283: A US Airways Boeing 757-200 (AWE723/N935UN) reported right engine failure. The aircraft landed at 1506Z and declared secure at 1508Z.
2015-10-21: UPDATE: TSB Report#A13A0112: The US Airways Boeing 757-200, registration N935UW, was operating as flight AWE723 from Dublin, Ireland to Philadelphia. While in cruise, the crew observed the right engine oil quantity begin to slowly decrease. About 270 nm NE of Goose Bay, NL (CYYR), when the oil quantity reached 2 quarts, the crew followed the quick reference handbook procedures and carried out a precautionary shut down of the right engine. The crew declared an emergency with ATC and requested a diversion to CYYR where the flight landed without further incident. Maintenance discovered a crack in the oil return line to the gearbox. The line was replaced and all required inspections were completed. The aircraft was returned to service.


CADORS Number 2013A1013
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2013-10-25 - 14:15
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Gander Oceanic, Atlantic Region, 5637N 5523W
TSB Occurrence Number A13A0112
TSB Class of Investigation Class 5
AOR Number 167898-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 US AIRWAYS, INC. (1228) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of BOEING
Model 757-2B7
Year Built 1994
Engine Type Turbo fan
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number AWE723
Flight Rule IFR
CARS Subpart 701
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage No Damage
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Engine failure,Diversion,Engine shut down,Declared emergency/priority

Leave a Comment