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On 20 March 2010, an Airbus A320-232 aircraft, registered VH-JQX, was conducting a scheduled passenger flight from Brisbane to Mackay, Queensland. On decent into Mackay, the crew received multiple Electronic Centralized Aircraft Monitoring (ECAM)[1] messages.

At the same time, the autopilot and engine autothrust disengaged and the primary flight displays (PFD) lost airspeed, altitude and descent data. After about two minutes, all data returned to the primary flight displays. Engine autothrust and the autopilot were re-engaged and the aircraft continued without further incident to land at Mackay.

Recorded data from the event enabled a number of precautionary actions to be completed by the operator with no faults found.

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General details
Date: 20 September 2010 Investigation status: Completed 
Time: 1141 EST Investigation type: Occurrence Investigation 
Location   (show map):near Mackay Aerodrome Occurrence type:Avionics/flight instruments 
State: Queensland Occurrence class: Technical 
Release date: 28 January 2011 Occurrence category: Incident 
Report status: Final Highest injury level: None 
 
Aircraft details
Aircraft manufacturer: Airbus Industrie 
Aircraft model: A320 
Aircraft registration: VH-JQX 
Serial number: 2197 
Type of operation: Air Transport High Capacity 
Damage to aircraft: Nil 
Departure point:Brisbane, Qld
Destination:Mackay, Qld
 
 
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