Easyjet A320 near Malaga on Mar 9th 2020, lost two generators in flight
Last Update: March 10, 2020 / 23:27:53 GMT/Zulu time
A replacement A320-200 registration G-EZGY reached Luton with a delay of 7 hours.
The occurrence aircraft remained on the ground for about 23 hours, then positioned to Luton as flight U2-9005 and is now still on the ground in Luton about 10 hours after landing in Luton.
A passenger reported the aircraft departed Malaga with a delay of an hour. They were told the aircraft had experienced electrical problems on the inbound flight from Luton to Malaga and was repaired. The departure was normal, but when enroute at FL320 the captain announced there were electrical problems again and they were diverting to Madrid. The aircraft landed safely, the passengers were kept on board while maintenance attempted to fix the problem. About 20 minutes later the captain announced the problem could not be fixed, the passengers needed to disembark. They had departed Malaga with two engines and three working generators, however, lost two generators while in flight. Being left with only one generator the crew diverted to Madrid.
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