Aviation Investigation Report A02P0261

Table of Contents

  1. 1.0 Factual Information
    1. 1.1 The Accident
    2. 1.2 Permanent Magnetic Alternator (PMA) Bearing Failures
  2. 2.0 Analysis
    1. 2.1 General
    2. 2.2 Airbus A340 Maintenance Manuals
    3. 2.3 Electronic Control Unit (ECU) Electrical Power Transfer
  3. 3.0 Conclusions
    1. 3.1 Findings as to Causes and Contributing Factors
    2. 3.2 Findings as to Risk
    3. 3.3 Other Findings
  4. 4.0 Safety Action
    1. 4.1 Action Taken
    2. 4.2 Action Required
    3. 4.2.1 Continuing Airworthiness
    4. 4.3 Safety Concern
    5. 5.0 Appendices
  5. Appendix A - Glossary
  6. Photos
    1. Photo 1 - Ball Bearing Cage
    2. Photo 2 - Spalled Balls

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