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Computer-Related Incidents with Commercial Aircraft
B717, in-flight engine shutdown due to electronic fault, nr. Launceston, Australia, 4 October 2002
4 October 2002
On a flight from Launceston, Tasmania, to Sydney, the B717aircraft experienced an in-flight engine
shutdown while approximately 11km north of the Lanceston VOR. This engine shutdown was determined
to have been caused by faults in both ("independent") channels of the Electronic Engine Controller (EEC).
The Air Safety Occurrence Report
of the incident is available on the ATSB WWW site.
Singapore Airlines, B747-400, Primary Flight Display information loss, 23 January 2003
Tu154M and B757, midair collision, near Überlingen, Lake Constance, Germany, July 2002