Incident at In the vicinity of: CUDDY INTERSECTION


2015-06-24: Just west of CUDDY, a United Airlines Boeing 767 300 (N663UA/ UAL958) from Chicago, IL (KORD) to London, UK (EGLL) reported an abnormal indication in the right elevator which could be felt in the rudder. The flight requested a diversion to Goose Bay, NL (CYYR). There was no traffic and the flight was cleared to CYYR. The flight landed safely at 0222Z.
2015-06-25: UPDATE: Aviation Incident Report#13936: Goose Bay, NL (CYYR) reported that United Airlines Boeing 767-300 (N663UA/UAL958) had a problem with their right elevator. The Aircraft was secured at 0225Z. Passengers and crew were accommodated overnight.
2015-07-06: UPDATE: TSB Report#A15A0035: The United Airline B767-300 (registration N663UA) aeroplane departed Chicago-O'Hare (KORD) for destination London-Heathrow (EGLL) and was passing the CUTTY fix when the crew noted a right elevator indication problem on the EICAS. A vibration was felt in the aft cabin as well the aft flap control circuit breaker had tripped. The captain declared an emergency and diverted, landing at Goose Bay (CYYR) safely. Maintenance determined that the elevator transmitter rod end had play and that loose fasteners were found on a wing to body fairing panel. These were secured and the circuit breaker reset. The aircraft was flown to the US for further inspection and any required repair before release to service.


CADORS Number 2015A0469
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By Airport, NAV CANADA, Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Occurred At 2015-06-13 - 01:29
Day or Night? Night-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, In the vicinity of: CUDDY INTERSECTION
TSB Occurrence Number A15A0035
TSB Class of Investigation Class 5
AOR Number 188167-V1
Reported By Airport, NAV CANADA, Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [non-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 UNITED AIRLINES, INC. (4881) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of BOEING
Model  Silhouette image of 767 300
767 300
Year Built 1993
Engine Type Turbo fan
Engine Model 4000
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number UAL958
Flight Rule IFR
CARS Subpart 701
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage No Damage
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Flight control systems (ailerons, rudder, rotors, flaps, main, tail),Declared emergency/priority,Diversion

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