Incident at YARMOUTH NS VOR/DME (YQI)

Summary

2015-07-22: A United States Air Force McDonnell Douglas F-15 Eagle (RETRO91) from Robins Air Force Base, GA (KWRB) to Royal Air Force Lakenheath, UK (EGUL) was part of altitude reservation (ALTRV) with a United States Air Force McDonnell Douglas F-15 Eagle (RETRO92) from Robins Air Force Base, GA (KWRB) to Royal Air Force Lakenheath, UK (EGUL) and a United States Air Force Boeing KC-135R (BLUE41) from Robins Air Force Base, GA (KWRB) to Meridian, MS (KMEI) and advised fuel gauge unserviceable, therefore uncertain about fuel remaining. Declared emergency and requested direct Westfield, MA (KBAF). The aircraft was cleared as requested and exited Moncton Area Control Centre (QM ACC) airspace at 1310Z. Joint Rescue Coordination Centre (JRCC) Halifax advised. No impact to operation.

Details


CADORS Number 2015A0570
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2015-07-09 - 13:00
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Nova Scotia, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, YARMOUTH NS VOR/DME (YQI)
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number 189405-V2
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Other,Fuel related
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 UNITED STATES AIR FORCE State
Make  Silhouette image of MCDONNELL DOUGLAS
MCDONNELL DOUGLAS
Model F-15 EAGLE
Year Built
Engine Type Turbo fan
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number RETRO91
Flight Rule IFR
CARS Subpart Other
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage No Damage
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Fuel - other,Diversion,Declared emergency/priority

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