On 12/21/2009 a Bombardier DHC-8-402 (G-JEDI) suffered a loss of AC electrical power on departure from London Gatwick Airport. The crew returned to London Gatwick for an uneventful landing. Subsequent maintenance revealed heat damage to a wiring loom in the left center wing area; also, the left generator drive shaft was sheared.

The incident is being investigated by the United Kingdom Air Accidents Investigation Branch.
Air Accidents Investigation Branch
Berkshire Copse Road
GU11 2HH
Tel: 01252 510300

This report is for informational purposes only and contains only information obtained for, or released by, the government of the United Kingdom.

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