UPS B752 at Winnipeg on Jan 22nd 2013, uncommanded pitch up on final approach

Last Update: January 24, 2013 / 22:21:38 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 22, 2013

Classification
Incident

Airline
UPS

Flight number
5X-496

Destination
Winnipeg, Canada

Aircraft Registration
N427UP

Aircraft Type
Boeing 757-200

ICAO Type Designator
B752

A UPS United Parcel Service Boeing 757-200, registration N427UP performing flight 5X-496 from Minneapolis,MN (USA) to Winnipeg,MB (Canada) with 2 crew, was on a visual final approach to Winnipeg's runway 18 descending through 2000 feet when the aircraft pitched up without pilot input, the nose rose by 10 degrees before the crew pushed the yoke forward. The crew went around, declared emergency and positioned for an ILS approach to runway 13, which concluded with a safe landing.

The Canadian TSB reported that the autopilot was off at the time, there was no stabilizer trim input. Maintenance is about to replace the left air data computer and the stabilizer trim/elevator limit asymmetry module.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N427UP
Country of Registration
United States
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
BOEING
Aircraft Model / Type
757-24APF
Number of Seats
ICAO Aircraft Type
B752
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Engine Count
Engine Manufacturer
Engine Model
Engine Type
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Main Owner
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 22, 2013

Classification
Incident

Airline
UPS

Flight number
5X-496

Destination
Winnipeg, Canada

Aircraft Registration
N427UP

Aircraft Type
Boeing 757-200

ICAO Type Designator
B752

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