Sky Regional E175 at Toronto on Dec 2nd 2017, generator failure, RAT deployed

Last Update: January 19, 2018 / 20:58:46 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 2, 2017

Classification
Incident

Flight number
RS-7516

Aircraft Registration
C-FRQW

Aircraft Type
Embraer ERJ-175

ICAO Type Designator
E175

A Sky Regional Airlines Embraer ERJ-175, registration C-FRQW performing flight RS-7516 from Toronto,ON to Charlotteotown,PE (Canada) with 64 passengers and 4 crew, was climbing out of Toronto shortly after takeoff when the crew received an IDG 2 OFF BUS Caution indication. The crew worked the related checklists, shortly afterwards the Ram Air Turbine (RAT) deployed. The crew declared emergency and diverted to Ottawa for a safe landing.

Canada's TSB reported the operator's maintenance is investigating why the RAT deployed looking also into the MAU (Modular Avionics Unit). The manufacturer participates in that investigation.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
C-FRQW
Country of Registration
Canada
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
Embraer
Aircraft Model / Type
ERJ 170-200 SU
ICAO Aircraft Type
E175
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Maximum Take off Mass (MTOM) [kg]
Engine Count
Engine Type
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 2, 2017

Classification
Incident

Flight number
RS-7516

Aircraft Registration
C-FRQW

Aircraft Type
Embraer ERJ-175

ICAO Type Designator
E175

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