France A318 near Barcelona on Jan 20th 2022, electrical problems

Last Update: January 23, 2022 / 20:41:30 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 20, 2022

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air France

Flight number
AF-362V

Destination
Algiers, Algeria

Aircraft Registration
F-GUGP

Aircraft Type
Airbus A318

ICAO Type Designator
A318

An Air France Airbus A318-100, registration F-GUGP performing flight AF-362V from Paris Orly (France) to Algiers (Algeria), was enroute at FL330 over the Mediterranean Sea about 50nm east of Barcelona when the crew decided to turn around and return to Paris Orly. The crew explained they had lost the left hand engine (CFM56) electrical generator but expected a normal landing. The aircraft landed safely back on Paris Orly's runway 25 about 3:20 hours after departure.

The aircraft suffered the failure of the right hand engine the following day, see: Incident: France A318 at Paris on Jan 21st 2022, engine shut down in flight.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
F-GUGP
Country of Registration
France
Manufacturer
AIRBUS
Aircraft Model / Type
AIRBUS A318-111
ICAO Aircraft Type
A318
Serial Number
Engine Count
Main Owner
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 20, 2022

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air France

Flight number
AF-362V

Destination
Algiers, Algeria

Aircraft Registration
F-GUGP

Aircraft Type
Airbus A318

ICAO Type Designator
A318

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