Canada A320 at Toronto on Jan 7th 2016, electrical problems

Last Update: January 14, 2016 / 22:06:21 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 7, 2016

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air Canada

Flight number
AC-695

Destination
Toronto, Canada

Aircraft Registration
C-FDST

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

An Air Canada Airbus A320-200, registration C-FDST performing flight AC-695 from St. John's,NL to Toronto,ON (Canada) with 108 people on board, was descending through FL200 towards Toronto when the crew received an ECAM message "ELEC GEN 1 FAULT". Working the related checklists the crew attempted to reset the generator without success, an attempt to start the APU failed as well. As only one electrical source remained the crew declared PAN and continued for a safe landing about 15 minutes later.

The Canadian TSB reported the #1 generator control unit was replaced and the APU circuit breaker was reset, no further fault was found.
Aircraft Registration Data
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Canada
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Manufacturer
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Aircraft Model / Type
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ICAO Aircraft Type
A320
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Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 7, 2016

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air Canada

Flight number
AC-695

Destination
Toronto, Canada

Aircraft Registration
C-FDST

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

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