Delta MD90 at Norfolk on Jun 26th 2012, single generator operation

Last Update: June 27, 2012 / 22:26:14 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 26, 2012

Classification
Incident

Flight number
DL-1012

Aircraft Registration
N955DN

ICAO Type Designator
MD90

A Delta Airlines McDonnell Douglas MD-90, registration N955DN performing flight DL-1012 from Atlanta,GA to Norfolk,VA (USA) with 32 people on board, was on approach to Norfolk descending through 10,000 feet when the crew declared emergency reporting they were down to one generator, the left hand generator being the only one operative with right hand generator and APU inoperative. Upon checking with tower the crew reported they got both engine generators working again. The crew continued for a safe landing on runway 05 about 6 minutes later.

The aircraft was able to depart for the return flight after about two hours on the ground and reached Atlanta with a delay of one hour.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N955DN
Country of Registration
United States
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Manufacturer
MCDONNELL DOUGLAS
Aircraft Model / Type
MD-90-30
Number of Seats
ICAO Aircraft Type
MD90
Year of Manufacture
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Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Engine Count
Engine Manufacturer
Engine Model
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 26, 2012

Classification
Incident

Flight number
DL-1012

Aircraft Registration
N955DN

ICAO Type Designator
MD90

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