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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 146968
Last updated: 27 November 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic CONC model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Aérospatiale / BAC Concorde 101
Owner/operator:Air France
Registration: F-BVFA
MSN: 205
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 56
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Halifax International Airport, Halifax, Nova Scotia -   Canada
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG)
Destination airport:New York-John F. Kennedy International Airport, NY (JFK)
Air France Flight 002, a Concorde, was en route from Paris to New York with a block altitude clearance from FL450 to FL600. Just after passing 50 degrees West, the flight crew reported that they had shut down the number three engine. The crew did not declare an emergency and requested and received a clearance to FL280. After reaching the Moncton FIR, the crew declared a PAN and requested and received a clearance to divert to Halifax. The aircraft landed safely at 13:08 UTC without further incident. Further investigation revealed that the crew had shutdown the engine after noticing a higher than normal fuel flow. Maintenance inspection revealed that a fuel line had ruptured.


1. CADORS Number: 2003A0118
2. TSB Occurrence No: A03A0026

Other occurrences involving this aircraft

22 Jul 1977 F-BVFA Air France 0 Washington-Dulles International Airport, DC (IAD) unk
10 Dec 1978 F-BVFA Air France 0 unk
12 Dec 1978 F-BVFA Air France 0 unk
14 Aug 1990 F-BVFA Air France 0 Paris unk
27 Feb 2003 F-BVFA Air France 0 over Atlantic Ocean min


Photo of F-BVFA courtesy

Paris - Charles de Gaulle (LFPG / CDG)
19 June 2000; (c) Paul Seymour

Revision history:

26-Jul-2012 07:21 harro Added
09-Dec-2015 22:53 Dr.John Smith Updated [Registration, Location, Source, Damage, Narrative]
10-Dec-2015 00:25 Dr.John Smith Updated [Source, Narrative]
10-Dec-2015 01:19 Dr.John Smith Updated [Source, Narrative]

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