Fedex MD10 near Toronto on Jun 18th 2014, unreliable airspeed

Last Update: June 19, 2014 / 19:33:17 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 18, 2014

Classification
Incident

Airline
Fedex

Flight number
FX-150

Destination
Toronto, Canada

Aircraft Registration
N372FE

ICAO Type Designator
MD10

A Fedex Federal Express McDonnell Douglas MD-10 freighter, registration N372FE performing flight FX-150 from Indianapolis,IN (USA) to Toronto,ON (Canada) with 2 crew, was on final approach to Toronto's runway 23 when the first officer's airspeed became unreliable and oscillated prompting the crew to declare emergency with the approach controller. The aircraft continued for a safe landing on Toronto's runway 23 about 3 minutes later.

The Canadian TSB reported the first officer's Air Data Module had failed and was replaced. As a precaution the Air Data and Inertial Reference Unit (ADIRU) #2 was replaced as well. A full system check revealed no fault.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N372FE
Country of Registration
United States
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
MCDONNELL DOUGLAS
Aircraft Model / Type
MD-10-10F
Number of Seats
ICAO Aircraft Type
MD10
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Engine Count
Engine Manufacturer
Engine Model
Engine Type
Pounds of Thrust
Main Owner
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 18, 2014

Classification
Incident

Airline
Fedex

Flight number
FX-150

Destination
Toronto, Canada

Aircraft Registration
N372FE

ICAO Type Designator
MD10

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