Incident at Halifax 55 miles Notrh
2005-04-12: The Maritime Air Charter PA31 was 55 miles north of Halifax when the pilot advised of electrical problems and requested a return to Halifax, where the weather was VFR. Aircraft landed at 0044z, with AFF on standby. The pilot later advised Halifax FIC, via cell phone, of a complete electrical failure.
2005-04-13: Maintenance and Manufacturing Update 2005A0236: Maritime Air Charter Maintenance advised that this aircraft had a generator failure. This aircraft has additional circuit breakers which the pilot was unfamiliar with and the pilot decided to return to Halifax. The generator is at Aerotec Engines for evaluation and repair.
2005-04-15: A05A0041 TSB Update April 15, 2005: While 55 NM north of Halifax, the crew of C-GMOL, a Piper PA31 Navajo IFR to Moncton, advised of an electrical problem and requested a return to Halifax, where the weather was VFR. The aircraft landed at 20:44 with ERS on standby. Both alternators stopped functioning during the flight, and the aircraft returned using battery power alone. Maintenance in Halifax established that one alternator had failed, and the second, tripped due to the load imbalance, could have been made available in flight
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