Swiss B773 at Zurich on Feb 16th 2024, generator failure

Last Update: February 16, 2024 / 19:26:43 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 16, 2024

Classification
Incident

Flight number
LX-40

Aircraft Registration
HB-JNB

Aircraft Type
Boeing 777-300

ICAO Type Designator
B773

A Swiss International Airlines Boeing 777-300, registration HB-JNB performing flight LX-40 from Zurich (Switzerland) to Los Angeles,CA (USA) with 214 people on board, was climbing through FL305 out of Zurich's runway 16 when the crew stopped the climb and decided to return to Zurich reporting a generator failure. The aircraft dumped fuel and landed safely on Zurich's runway 16 about 70 minutes after departure.

A replacement Boeing 777-300 registration HB-JNC is estimated to reach Los Angeles with a delay of about 4.5 hours.

The airline reported the aircraft returned to Zurich due to a problem with one of the generators.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
HB-JNB
Country of Registration
Switzerland
Date of Registration
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Airworthyness Category
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Manufacturer
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Aircraft Model / Type
777-3DEER
ICAO Aircraft Type
B77W
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Max. Operational Passenger Seating Capacity (MOPSC), indicative
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Maximum Take off Mass (MTOM) [kg]
Engine Count
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 16, 2024

Classification
Incident

Flight number
LX-40

Aircraft Registration
HB-JNB

Aircraft Type
Boeing 777-300

ICAO Type Designator
B773

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