Event Details

Title:Electrical failure, Incident: Airbus A300-B4-203 (F), EI-EAT
Micro summary:This A300 experienced an electrical failure inbound.
Event Time:2002-01-07 at 2055 UTC
File Name:2002-01-07-DK.pdf
Publishing Agency:Accident Investigation Board (AIB)
Publishing Country:Denmark
Report number:HCL 02/ 02
Site of event:12nm final to Copenhagen Airport, Kastrup
Departure:Oslo Airport, Gardermoen, Norway
Destination:Copenhagen Airport (Kastrup), Copenhagen, Denmark
Airplane Type(s):Airbus A300-B4-203 (F)
Flight Phase:Approach
Type of flight:Revenue
Serious Injuries:0
Other Injuries:0
Executive Summary:The Aircraft was on a scheduled cargo flight from Oslo Gardamoen (ENGM) to Copenhagen Airport, Kastrup (EKCH). When passing SVD VOR inbound to EKCH, the aircraft suffered an uncontrollable and intermittent AC electrical power failure. Radar guidance for runway 22L was requested due to loss of primary navigation instruments and IMC. The aircraft landed under VMC on runway 22L EKCH without further occurrences and taxied to ramp escorted by the fire brigade.

The incident occurred at night and under IMC condition.
Learning Keywords:Systems - Electrical
Systems - Navigation Systems
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