Aviation safety investigations & reports

Electrical systems involving a Fokker B.V. F28 MK 4000, VH-EWD, Melbourne, VIC on 16 January 1993

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Status: Completed
Investigation completed


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Shortly after take off the warning annunciator for the 26V AC bus supply illuminated followed by a strong electrical burning smell. Power was removed from the bus and the smell diminished. After a successful landing the investigation disclosed that a power supply diode had overheated and failed.
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General details
Date: 16 January 1993   Investigation status: Completed  
Time: 19:20 ESuT    
State: Victoria    
Release date: 26 May 1993   Occurrence category: Incident  
Report status: Final    

Aircraft details

Aircraft details
Aircraft manufacturer Fokker B.V.  
Aircraft model F28 MK 4000  
Aircraft registration VH-EWD  
Sector Jet  
Damage to aircraft Nil  
Departure point Melbourne VIC  
Destination Launceston TAS