Incident at 70 NM E of Winnipeg, MB

Summary

1999-02-10: ACA 100, a B767, was enroute from Vancouver to Toronto at FL 410 and 70 miles east of Winnipeg, when the crew advised that they had a "major electrical problem." They requested descent to FL 370 in an attempt to start the APU. The a/c levelled off at FL 370 and it was eventually handed off to Toronto ACC with no further details concerning the status of the electrical system. OPI - Maintenenace and Manufacturing (PNR to relay to regional company PMI) UPDATE TSB reported that the crew observed the right generator trip off-line. The crew descended to FL 370 and started the APU. The flight continued to Toronto and after landing, maintenance found that there was a fault in the right internal drive generator (IDG). There had been a slight electrical odor in the rear galley about 2 hours before the generator failure.

Details


CADORS Number 1999C0095
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 1999-02-09 - 00:44
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Injuries
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Manitoba, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, 70 NM E of Winnipeg, MB
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TSB Class of Investigation
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Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [non-powerplant]
Events



Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration FUCL | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner AIR CANADA
Operator Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of BOEING
BOEING
Model 767 209
Year Built 1983
Engine Type Turbo fan
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number ACA 100
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Electrical problem

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