Fedex A306 near Vancouver on Mar 23rd 2016, electrical problems
Last Update: March 30, 2016 / 21:44:13 GMT/Zulu time
The Canadian TSB reported the crew received a "GEN 2 FAULT" indication, a reset was unsuccessful, the APU was started but the generator dropped immediately offline again with the message "APU GEN FAULT". A reset of the APU generator was attempted however resulted in the message "FADEC FAULT". The engines were operated in alternate mode for a safe return. Maintenance replaced the #2 generator control unit, completed a functional test and an engine run, the aircraft was returned to service.
The occurrence remained on the ground for almost 5 hours, then departed again and reached Memphis with a delay of 5:20 hours.
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