The ATSB is investigating an electrical systems event involving an Airbus A330, registered VH-EBL, near Curtin, Western Australia, on 14 May 2019.
During cruise, the autopilot disengaged and the crew received multiple warning messages relating to electrical systems. The crew completed the emergency checklists and diverted the aircraft to Broome, where the aircraft landed safely.
As part of the investigation, the ATSB will liaise with the aircraft operator to obtain technical and recorded data and interview relevant personnel.
A final report will be released at the conclusion of the investigation.
Should a critical safety issue be identified during the course of the investigation, the ATSB will immediately notify those affected and seek safety action to address the issue.
|Date:||14 May 2019||Investigation status:||Active|
|Investigation level:||Short - click for an explanation of investigation levels|
|Location:||near Curtin||Investigation phase:||Evidence collection|
|State:||Western Australia||Occurrence type:||Electrical system|
|Occurrence category:||Serious Incident|
|Report status:||Pending||Highest injury level:||None|
|Anticipated completion:||4th Quarter 2019|
|Type of operation||Air Transport High Capacity|
|Damage to aircraft||Nil|
|Departure point||Denpasar, Indonesia|