Forged EASA Form 1

Suspected Unapproved Parts Details

Part name
Garmin GNS 430W
Part Number
Serial Number

A Production Organization (POA) from Germany has informed EASA about a Suspected Unapproved Part with forged EASA Form 1.

The German POA confirmed that the item listed on a Form 1 submitted to their attention for a counter-check do not match the information contained in the original Form 1, retained in the records of the reporting German POA.

Specificities of the forged EASA Form 1:

  • Form Tracking Number: 13043912

Recommendation: Maintenance organisations, aircraft owners, operators, independent certifying staff, manufacturers, and parts suppliers are invited to make a determination of eligibility of this part for installation, before accepting such a part into their organisations or before fitting it to an aircraft.

If this part is found in stock, it is recommended that the part is quarantined to prevent installation until a determination can be made regarding its eligibility for installation.

It is also recommended for maintenance organisations, aircraft owners, and operators to check if unapproved parts are not already installed on in-service aircraft. If so, these parts should be replaced with approved parts. The unapproved parts should be quarantined.

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