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Aviation Safety Reporting System
|Local Time Of Day||1201-1800|
|Make Model Name||B737-800|
|Operating Under FAR Part||Part 121|
|Aircraft Component||Horizontal Stabilizer Trim|
|Qualification||Flight Crew Air Transport Pilot (ATP)|
|Function||Pilot Not Flying|
|Anomaly||Aircraft Equipment Problem Less Severe|
Deviation - Procedural FAR
Deviation - Procedural Maintenance
Deviation - Speed All Types
Exceeded 250 knots by 10 knots (260) on climb out due to failure of electric trim system. Declared emergency and diverted flight.aircraft had prior history of trim faults. Suggest paying more attention to failure codes as they show up on maintenance screen and conduct more trouble shooting.
Original NASA ASRS Text
Title: A B737-800 electric trim failed after takeoff and the aircraft exceeded 250 KTS below 10;000 FT before the autothrottles were turned off. The flight diverted to an airport with Maintenance.
Narrative: Exceeded 250 knots by 10 knots (260) on climb out due to failure of electric trim system. Declared emergency and diverted flight.Aircraft had prior history of trim faults. Suggest paying more attention to failure codes as they show up on maintenance screen and conduct more trouble shooting.
Data retrieved from NASA's ASRS site and automatically converted to unabbreviated mixed upper/lowercase text. This report is for informational purposes with no guarantee of accuracy. See NASA's ASRS site for official report.