Socata TB10 Tobago, G-RIAM, 27 July 2011

Socata TB10 Tobago, G-RIAM


The occupants were on a local flight at 2,500 ft when they noticed smoke entering the cabin around the base of the windscreen. The aircraft diverted into Coventry Airport, with the intensity of the smoke increasing and affecting visibility, and made a safe landing. The smoke was caused by an internal failure in the alternator regulator and one Safety Recommendation is made to the EASA, to review this installation.

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Published 10 December 2014