American B772 over Pacific on Sep 8th 2015, generator failure

Last Update: September 9, 2015 / 15:14:08 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 8, 2015

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AA-281

Aircraft Registration
N787AL

Aircraft Type
Boeing 777-200

ICAO Type Designator
B772

An American Airlines Boeing 777-200, registration N787AL performing flight AA-281 (dep Sep 7th) from Dallas Ft. Worth,TX (USA) to Seoul (South Korea) with 223 passengers and 15 crew, was enroute over the Pacific Ocean when an engine (Trent 895) driven generator failed prompting the crew to activate another generator. The aircraft subsequently diverted to Tokyo Narita (Japan) for a safe landing.

A replacement Boeing 777-200 registration N783AN reached Seoul with a delay of 4 hours.

The airline confirmed an engine driven generator failure, another set of generator was activated, however increased the fuel consumption so that the aircraft could not continue to Seoul but needed to divert to Tokyo.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N787AL
Country of Registration
United States
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
BOEING
Aircraft Model / Type
777-223
Number of Seats
ICAO Aircraft Type
B772
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Engine Count
Engine Manufacturer
Engine Model
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Engine Type
Pounds of Thrust
Main Owner
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 8, 2015

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AA-281

Aircraft Registration
N787AL

Aircraft Type
Boeing 777-200

ICAO Type Designator
B772

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