Incident at WINNIPEG / JAMES ARMSTRONG RICHARDSON INTL MB (CYWG)

Summary

2003-10-06: UPDATE Maintenance and Manufacturing reported that shortly after takeoff, the crew reported numerous three phase circuit breakers popped, causing loss of several systems and annunciations #2. The fault was rectified by replacing #2 bus tie breaker (C802). 84 cycles after the original occurrence, a fault caused the same CB's to open. The #2 generator was found to have an open coil between T3 and T6. The generator was replaced and the aircraft returned to service with no further incidents to report.
2003-09-08: WJA 409, a Boeing 737-200, registration C-FTWJ had departed Winnipeg and was destined for Calgary. During the initial climb at approximately 1,500 feet, eight circuit breakers popped. As a result the weather radar, #2 nav and #2 com were rendered inoperable. Both generators were online and indicated normal. The crew elected to return to the Winnipeg airport were the aircraft landed safely. An emergency was not declared. The operator advised that #2 bus tie breaker was replaced and the aircraft was returned to service.

Details


CADORS Number 2003C1283
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Occurred At 2003-08-26 - 01:00
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries
Aerodrome ID CYWG
Aerodrome Name WINNIPEG / JAMES ARMSTRONG RICHARDSON INTL MB (CYWG)
Geographic Location Manitoba, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, Winnipeg
TSB Occurrence Number A03C0239
TSB Class of Investigation Class 5
AOR Number
Reported By Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [non-powerplant],Other
Events



Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration FTWJ | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner WESTJET
Operator WESTJET (8893) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of BOEING
BOEING
Model 737 281
Year Built 1979
Engine Type Turbo fan
Engine Make PRATT & WHITNEY
Engine Model JT8D-17
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number WJA 409
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Climb
Damage No Damage
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Electrical problem,Diversion

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