Alaska B734 near Vancouver on May 3rd 2015, electrical problems
Last Update: May 15, 2015 / 18:46:51 GMT/Zulu time
The airline reported a problem arose in one of the two electrical systems of the aircraft.
A replacement Boeing 737-700 reached Seattle with a delay of 5 hours.
On May 15th 2015 the Canadian TSB reported the crew received a dual Inertial Reference System (IRS) DC FAIL indication. According to the related checklists the aircraft diverted to the nearest suitable airport. Maintenance determined a faulty battery charger caused the problems, the battery charger and the main battery were replaced.
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