21 September-20 October 2019

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Batteries swollen beyond tolerance. (611954271)
COMPONENT
ATA 2561 LIFE JACKET  – BATTERY PACK – Swollen – PART NO. 517-21. DR 611954271
CASA AWB 25-020

Qty 27 X EAM XF35 Life Jackets were received in good condition for first service from new.
27 x batteries were WAB-H18 (Orange) were found to be swollen beyond tolerance when removed from Life Jacket Pouches. These batteries are P/N 517-21.

 
ATA 2561 LIFE JACKET  – BATTERY PACK – Swollen – PART NO. 517-21. DR 611954272
CASA AWB 25-020 refers
After receiving batteries WAB-H18 (Orange) P/N 517-21 for entry into service, batteries packs were found swollen. Had split cases or endcap pushed off due to swelling of the internal components’ due substantial chemical reaction and or moisture.