Astana B763 enroute on Nov 21st 2013, generator failure

Last Update: November 23, 2013 / 21:21:46 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 21, 2013

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air Astana

Flight number
KC-931

Aircraft Registration
P4-KCA

Aircraft Type
Boeing 767-300

ICAO Type Designator
B763

An Air Astana Boeing 767-300, registration P4-KCA performing flight KC-931 from Almaty (Kazakhstan) to Bangkok (Thailand) with 95 passengers and 10 crew, was enroute at FL360 about 220nm southwest of Almaty (and about 180nm east of Tashkent (Uzbekistan) when the crew received indication of a left hand generator (engine CF6) failure and decided to return to Almaty, where the aircraft landed safely about 80 minutes after departure.

A replacement Boeing 767-300 registration P4-KCB reached Bangkok with a delay of 6:15 hours.

Although the general direction of the route is to the southeast, the aircraft initially fly southwest into Afghanistan and Pakistan before turning eastwards towards Bangkok effectively flying around the Himalaya Massif.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 21, 2013

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air Astana

Flight number
KC-931

Aircraft Registration
P4-KCA

Aircraft Type
Boeing 767-300

ICAO Type Designator
B763

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