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|Local Time Of Day||0601 To 1200|
|Locale Reference||atc facility : tlh|
|Altitude||msl bound lower : 33000|
msl bound upper : 33000
|Controlling Facilities||artcc : zjx|
|Operator||common carrier : air carrier|
|Make Model Name||Large Transport, Low Wing, 3 Turbojet Eng|
|Flight Phase||cruise other|
|Affiliation||company : air carrier|
|Function||flight crew : first officer|
|Qualification||pilot : commercial|
pilot : flight engineer
pilot : instrument
|Experience||flight time last 90 days : 150|
flight time total : 5000
|Anomaly||aircraft equipment problem : critical|
|Independent Detector||aircraft equipment other aircraft equipment : unspecified|
|Resolutory Action||flight crew : declared emergency|
none taken : unable
#1 oil pressure light came on at cruise accompanied with low oil pressure of 20 psi. Descending to 5 psi and quantity decreasing from approximately 3 gallons down to just about 0. Precautionary shutdown was made, to prevent engine from seizing in flight fuel was dumped down to keep from landing over memphis. An emergency was declared and an uneventful approach and landing was made at jacksonville, fl.
Original NASA ASRS Text
Title: ACR LGT LOSS OF OIL QUANTITY PRESSURE AT CRUISE ALT.
Narrative: #1 OIL PRESSURE LIGHT CAME ON AT CRUISE ACCOMPANIED WITH LOW OIL PRESSURE OF 20 PSI. DSNDING TO 5 PSI AND QUANTITY DECREASING FROM APPROX 3 GALLONS DOWN TO JUST ABOUT 0. PRECAUTIONARY SHUTDOWN WAS MADE, TO PREVENT ENG FROM SEIZING IN FLT FUEL WAS DUMPED DOWN TO KEEP FROM LNDG OVER MEMPHIS. AN EMER WAS DECLARED AND AN UNEVENTFUL APCH AND LNDG WAS MADE AT JACKSONVILLE, FL.
Data retrieved from NASA's ASRS site as of August 2007 and automatically converted to unabbreviated mixed upper/lowercase text. This report is for informational purposes with no guarantee of accuracy. See NASA's ASRS site for official report.