Incident at In the vicinity of: N49 W042
2015-09-01: At 0132Z, an American Airlines Boeing 757 200 (N187AN / AAL130) from New York, NY (KJFK) to Birmingham, UK (EGBB) declared an emergency and requested diversion to Gander, NL (CYQX). The flight was cleared to FL360 with a right turn to 48N050W NICSO CYQX. At 0147Z, the flight declared mayday and offset between tracks to descend to FL280. Traffic on tracks Wand X at several levels. Flight was subsequently cleared to FL240 at 0204Z. Flight indicated that the left engine main generator failed and backup generator was inoperable. The flight landed CYQX at 0314Z.
2015-09-04: UPDATE: JRCC Halifax SARSUM Report#[H2015-01283]: (474500N 0422500W - 415NM E of St. John's NL). Gander Centre reported that a Boeing 757-200, (AAL130) had declared a MAYDAY and was diverting to Gander, NL for smoke in the cockpit. A 103 Squadron Cormorant helicopter (R905) and the CCGS CAPE ROGER were tasked. After the aircraft landed safely at Gander airport, all assets were stood down.
2015-09-15: UPDATE: TSB Report#A15A0061: The American Airlines Boeing 757-200 (flight AAL130, registration N187AN) was en route from New York/John F Kennedy Intl (KJFK) to Birmingham, UK (EGBB). While in cruise flight, at approximate position 48 degrees north and 042 degrees west over the North Atlantic, the left hand Integrated Drive Generator (IDG) failed. The Auxiliary Power Unit (APU) was started, but then experienced an auto shutdown. The right hand IDG remained operative, but as per American Airlines procedures, the crew declared an emergency and diverted to a suitable airport, Gander, NL (CYQX) for repairs. The operator?s maintenance replaced the left hand IDG and the aircraft was returned to service.
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