American B772 over Caribbean Sea on Feb 17th 2013, electrical problems

Last Update: February 20, 2013 / 14:29:30 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 17, 2013

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AA-907

Aircraft Registration
N760AN

Aircraft Type
Boeing 777-200

ICAO Type Designator
B772

An American Airlines Boeing 777-200, registration N760AN performing flight AA-907 from Miami,FL (USA) to Sao Paulo,SP (Brazil), was enroute at FL350 near Port au Prince (Haiti) when the crew received a multitude of system failure messages including intermittent failure messages regarding the left hand electrical DC bus and the forward outflow valve. The crew descended the aircraft to FL280 and continued in direction to Brazil at first, about 230nm north of Caracas (Venezuela) the crew descended the aircraft to FL200, turned around and returned to Miami climbing to FL220 again. The aircraft did not depressurize on arrival until the crew reset the systems. The aircraft landed safely on Miami's runway 27 about 2.5 hours after turning around and about 3.5 hours after the onset of trouble.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 17, 2013

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AA-907

Aircraft Registration
N760AN

Aircraft Type
Boeing 777-200

ICAO Type Designator
B772

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