Multi-loss of flight control system on CAL A330 jet under probe

Focus Taiwan
Date: 07/04/2020
By Yu Hsiao-han and Lee Hsin-Yin

CNA file photo

Taipei, July 4 (CNA) A major aviation safety incident involving loss of all three primary flight computers and other flight control systems on a China Airlines (CAL) A330 aircraft after its landing last month is currently under investigation, CAL said Friday.

CAL flight CI202 from Shanghai Pudong Airport to Taipei Songshan Airport encountered a loss of the three computers, the thrust reverser system and its automatic braking system shortly after landing on June 14, according to the Civil Aeronautics Administration's (CAA's) Aviation Safety Bulletin on June 24.

CAA's initial investigation had ruled out the possibility that the plane was struck by lightning that day, which was a rainy day with the runway wet.

It said mechanical problems had affected aircraft deceleration.    [FULL  STORY]

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