Aeroflot B738 near Krasnojarsk on Sep 30th 2020, electrical problems cause EEC and PFD/ND failure

Last Update: November 4, 2020 / 14:06:44 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 30, 2020

Classification
Incident

Airline
Aeroflot

Flight number
SU-1482

Aircraft Registration
VP-BRH

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

An Aeroflot Boeing 737-800, registration VP-BRH performing flight SU-1482 from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Krasnojarsk (Russia) with 153 passengers and 7 crew, was enroute at FL310 about to reach the top of descent when the autopilot disconnected, right hand PFD and ND failed and an engine electronic control (EEC, CFM56) failed. The crew worked the related checklists, activated the backup power supply and recovered the systems. The aircraft continued for a safe landing in Krasnojarsk about 30 minutes later.

The occurrence aircraft returned to service about 6 hours after landing.

On Nov 4th 2020 Roasviatsia reported just before reaching the top of descent the autopilot failed, then the electronic control of engines failed. The crew disengaged autothrust and continued the flight in manual control until landing. Upon initiating the descent the first officer's PFD and ND failed, too. The displays were restored using the backup power supply. The aircraft landed safely, there were no injuries and no damage to the aircraft.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 30, 2020

Classification
Incident

Airline
Aeroflot

Flight number
SU-1482

Aircraft Registration
VP-BRH

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

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