Incident Antonov An-32A OB-2120-P, 05 Aug 2019
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Time:15:03 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN32 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Antonov An-32A
Owner/operator:AerCaribe Peru
Registration: OB-2120-P
MSN: 1805
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:45 nm from Cuzco -   Peru
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Las Malvinas/Echarate Airport (VVN/SPWT)
Destination airport:Lima-Jorge Chávez International Airport (LIM/SPJC)
Investigating agency: CIAA Peru
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
The An-32 returned to Las Malvinas/Echarate Airport, Peru, when the no.1 engine suffered an uncommanded shutdown

Failure of the Automatic Feathering Pickup Sensor to give a false electrical signal to activate the red engine failure warning light on engine #1 and to activate the electric motor of the feathering pump, resulting in an uncommanded shutdown of engine #1 and feathering of the respective propeller.
Contributing Factor:
Absence of a specific inspection and maintenance task in the Maintenance Program of the Antonov Fleet of the air services operator Aerolínea del Caeribe - Perú S.A.C., for the inspection of the physical state of the Electrical Connectors including pins of the Plug and holes of the Socket, of each one of the Automatic Feathering Sensors by fall of Torque (Torque Actuated Automatic Feathering Pickup); as well as, for the verification that the impedance values between the pins are within the tolerances that correspond.



Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: CIAA Peru
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 1 month
Download report: Final report
Other occurrences involving this aircraft

14 Oct 2020 OB-2120-P AerCaribe Peru 0 Iquitos-Coronel Francisco Secada Vignetta International Airport (IQT) dst


Revision history:

15-Oct-2020 07:27 harro Added
15-Oct-2020 07:28 harro Updated [Narrative]

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