Incident at HOUSTON

Summary

1998-05-20: B757 CANADA 3000 C-FOOA - CRUISING AT FL410, A/C ENCOUNTERED SEVERE TURBULENCE WITH SUBSEQUENT LOSS OF INDICATED AIRSPEED. ENGINE POWER WAS INCREASED AND THE CREW PITCHED THE NOSE DOWN TO REGAIN SPEED, AT WHICH TIME BOTH GENERATORS FAILED. THE APU WAS STARTED AND THE CREW SUCCESSFULLY BROUGHT BOTH GENERATORS BACK ON LINE, BUT A STRONG ODOUR OF SOMETHING OVERHEATING WAS DETECTED IN THE COCKPIT WITH EQUIPMENT OVERHEATING WARNING. CREW DECLARED AN EMERGENCY AND LANDED SAFELY AT HOUSTON A/P. THE A/C WAS EXAMINED AND RETURNED TO SERVICE WHEN NO MECHANICAL PROBLEM WAS FOUND. COMPANY REPORTED NEGATIVE "G" FORCE WILL TRIP THE GENERATORS OFF LINE. BOEING IS AWARE OF THE PROBLEM. OPS IMPACT - UNKNOWN. TIME = 2000Z. ACTION = PAX,PAH, TSB.

Details


CADORS Number 1993O0195
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By
Occurred At 1993-04-07 - Unknown time
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Injuries
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Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location the United States of America, North America, National Capital Region (NCR), HOUSTON
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TSB Class of Investigation
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Reported By
Categories Turbulence encounter,Other
Events



Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration FOOA | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner CANADA 3000
Operator Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of BOEING
BOEING
Model 757
Year Built
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Private No
Amateur Built No
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Flight Rule
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Phase of Flight Unknown
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Weather - clear air turbulence (CAT)/turbulence,Declared emergency/priority

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