Incident at 55 NM SW STEPHENVILLE, NL VOR/DME (YJT)

Summary

2015-05-10: UPDATE: TSB Report#A15A0018: The Air France Cargo Boeing 777, registration F-GUOC, operating as Air France 6738, was on a flight from Paris to Chicago. While in cruise, the #2 engine (General Electric GE90-110BAL) lost complete oil pressure and the crew shut down the engine. The crew declared an emergency, requested descent, and a diversion to Halifax. The flight dumped fuel and landed safely with ARFF standing by. Maintenance is investigating.
2015-04-22: An Air France Boeing 777 200 (AFR6738) from Paris, France (LFPG) to Chicago, IL (KORD) declared MAYDAY and advised that the number 2 engine had failed and was requesting descent to FL220. Aircraft continued on course until 0001Z, when pilot requested to turn back to Halifax, NS (CYHZ). Flight dumped fuel inbound from 0003Z until 017Z. The aircraft landed safely at 0030Z.

Details


CADORS Number 2015A0297
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA, Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Occurred At 2015-04-14 - 23:10
Day or Night? Night-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, 55 NM SW STEPHENVILLE, NL VOR/DME (YJT)
TSB Occurrence Number A15A0018
TSB Class of Investigation Class 5
AOR Number 185934-V3
Reported By NAV CANADA, Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [powerplant],Other,Fuel related
Events



Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration French Republic
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner
Operator AIR FRANCE (5421) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of BOEING
BOEING
Model 777 200
Year Built 1992
Engine Type Turbo fan
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number AFR6738
Flight Rule IFR
CARS Subpart 701
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage No Damage
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Diversion,Fuel - dumping,Engine shut down,Engine oil problem,Declared emergency/priority

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