CAA A321 at Kinshasa on Mar 2nd 2021, eletrical problems

Last Update: April 15, 2021 / 18:01:13 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 2, 2021

Classification
Incident

Flight number
BU-321

Aircraft Registration
UR-CSU

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321

ICAO Type Designator
A321

A CAA Compagnie Africaine Aviation Airbus A321-200, registration UR-CSU performing flight BU-321 from Kinshasa to Kisangani (DR Congo), was accelerating for takeoff from Kinshasa's runway 24 when just after reaching V1 the right hand engine's (CFM56) generator failed. The crew continued takeoff, climbed out and had just levelled off at enroute FL300 when the transformer rectifier TR2 also failed. The crew decided to return to Kinshasa where the aircraft landed safely on runway 24.

On Apr 15th 2021 Ukraine's NBAAI reported the right hand generator control unit GCU2 was replaced, the settings of the transformer TR2 were reset. After system checks the aircraft was returned to service.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 2, 2021

Classification
Incident

Flight number
BU-321

Aircraft Registration
UR-CSU

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321

ICAO Type Designator
A321

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