Canada A333 over Atlantic on Jul 5th 2020, electrical problem

Last Update: July 8, 2020 / 16:44:10 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 5, 2020

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air Canada

Flight number
AC-7231

Departure
Madrid, Spain

Destination
Montreal, Canada

Aircraft Registration
C-GEGI

Aircraft Type
Airbus A330-300

ICAO Type Designator
A333

An Air Canada Airbus A330-300, registration C-GEGI performing flight AC-7231 from Madrid,SP (Spain) to Montreal,QC (Canada) with 5 crew, was enroute at FL400 over the Atlantic Ocean about 350nm west of Madrid prior to ETOPS entry when the crew received an ECAM warning about the ESS TR (Essential Bus Transformer Rectifier) and completed the related checklist actions. The crew consulted with maintenance and subsequently returned to Madrid for a safe landing about one hour later.

The Canadian TSB reported the crew did not declare Mayday or PAN PAN.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 5, 2020

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air Canada

Flight number
AC-7231

Departure
Madrid, Spain

Destination
Montreal, Canada

Aircraft Registration
C-GEGI

Aircraft Type
Airbus A330-300

ICAO Type Designator
A333

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