Canada A320 near Toronto on Jan 13th 2022, down two electrical generators

Last Update: January 19, 2022 / 17:59:58 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 13, 2022

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air Canada

Flight number
AC-740

Destination
Toronto, Canada

Aircraft Registration
C-FXCD

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

An Air Canada Airbus A320-200, registration C-FXCD performing flight AC-740 from San Francisco,CA (USA) to Toronto,ON (Canada) with 53 people on board, was enroute at FL390 about 480nm west of Toronto when the crew received indication of the integrated drive generators (IDG) had failed. The crew worked the related checklists, disconnected the IDG started the APU which however auto-shutdown again. After discussion with dispatch and maintenance the crew continued to destination for a safe landing about 70 minutes later.

The Canadian TSB reported the crew did not declare emergency and continued the flight. Maintenance found a faulty oil solenoid valve, which caused the APU failure, and replaced the IDG.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
C-FXCD
Country of Registration
Canada
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
Airbus
Aircraft Model / Type
A320-214
ICAO Aircraft Type
A320
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
Jan 13, 2022

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air Canada

Flight number
AC-740

Destination
Toronto, Canada

Aircraft Registration
C-FXCD

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

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