Incident at Vicinity of 45N 050W


2015-10-22: A US Airways Airbus A330-300 (N271AY/ AWE718) from Philadelphia, PA (KPHL) to Rome (LIRF) at FL370 passed 45N 50W at 0457 and at 0511Z declared a medical emergency and requested a diversion to St. John's, NL (CYYT). Gander Oceanic moved several flights to accommodate the turn-back and AWE718 was issued direct 46N 50W to avoid other traffic. Priority was given and AWE718 landed CYYT at 0623Z without further incident.


CADORS Number 2013A1135
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2013-11-23 - 05:11
Day or Night? Night-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, Vicinity of 45N 050W
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number 168844-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 US AIRWAYS, INC. (1228) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of AIRBUS
Model A330-300
Year Built
Engine Type Turbo fan
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number AWE718
Flight Rule IFR
CARS Subpart 701
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage No Damage
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Medical emergency,Diversion

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