Air Canada A320 at Orlando on Jan 14th 2013, generator failure

Last Update: January 22, 2013 / 00:06:27 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 14, 2013

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air Canada

Flight number
AC-944

Aircraft Registration
C-FZQS

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

An Air Canada Airbus A320-200, registration C-FZQS performing flight AC-944 from Montreal,QC (Canada) to Orlando,FL (USA) with 132 people on board, was descending through 15,000 feet towards Orlando when the left hand generator (engine CFM56) and associated AC bus #1 failed. The crew declared PAN, actioned the relevant checklists and continued for a safe landing on Orlando' runway 18L about 15 minutes later and was towed to the gate.

The Canadian TSB reported the #1 integrated drive generator and the #1 bus tie contactor were replaced.

The aircraft was able to depart for the return flight AC-945 and reached Toronto with a delay of 3:40 hours.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
C-FZQS
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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Aircraft registration data reproduced and distributed with the permission of the Government of Canada.

Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 14, 2013

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air Canada

Flight number
AC-944

Aircraft Registration
C-FZQS

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

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