NTSB Identification: IAD02IA076.
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Scheduled 14 CFR operation of ATLANTIC COAST AIRLINES (D.B.A. DELTA CONNECTION)
Incident occurred Sunday, July 28, 2002 in NEW YORK, NY
Probable Cause Approval Date: 09/01/2004
Aircraft: Fairchild Dornier DO-328-300, registration: N409FJ
Injuries: 35 Uninjured.
NTSB investigators used data provided by various sources and may not have traveled in support of this investigation to prepare this aircraft incident report.
The crew reported a partial loss of flight display information shortly after departure, declared an emergency, and landed uneventfully at the departure airport. This was the operator's fourth reported instance where this type of event had occurred on this make/model airplane. As a result of the investigation, no failure could be identified that would have caused the loss of flight displays. In addition, the manufacturer reviewed the design of the electrical system and could not identify a design failure.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this incident to be: The partial loss of flight display information for undetermined reasons. Full narrative available
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