Tag: fire

Cargolux Boeing 747-8 Reports Smoke and Fire in Cockpit

Reading Time: 1 minute A Cargolux Boeing 747-8, performing flight from Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) to Zhengzhou (China), reported smoke and fire in cockpit. Aircraft was climbing out of Kuala Lumpur’s runway 32R when the crew donned their oxygen masks, declared emergency reporting smoke and fire in the cockpit, stopped the climb at FL150 and returned to Kuala Lumpur. The aircraft […]

Overland Airways ATR 72 Bursts into Flames at the Airport

Reading Time: 1 minute The ATR 72-202, belonging to Overland Airways, suffered a substantial damage after a fire erupted while the aircraft was undergoing maintenance at Lagos-Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Nigeria, on Friday. The accident occurred before the maintenance hangars near the airport terminal, where the machine was just plugged into an external power source. The fire broke outside, […]

Star Alliance A340 Blackened by Flames at Frankfurt Airport

Reading Time: 1 minute A Star Alliance plane was engulfed by flames at Frankfurt Airport when the truck towing the aircraft caught fire during a push-back. Six people have been treated with various injuries – according to a Frankfurt Airport spokesman. The incident reportedly occurred during a ‘pushback’ where an aircraft is pushed backwards away from the airport gate […]

A350 Fire Risk Triggers EASA Emergency Directive

Reading Time: 1 minute The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has issued an emergency airworthiness directive (AD), warning operators that there is a risk of the Airbus A350 hydraulic engine driven pump (EDP) overheating and causing a fire. EASA issued the AD because the A350’s hydraulic fluid cooling system is located in the fuel tanks. An Airbus spokeswoman said […]

SIA Flight Catches Fire While Making Emergency Landing in Singapore

Reading Time: 4 minutes A Singapore Airlines flight to Milan caught fire early Monday morning while making an emergency landing in Singapore, but all passengers on board escaped unharmed. Flight SQ368 departed Changi Airport for Milan at 2.05am on Monday. The flight was forced to turn back to Singapore after an engine oil warning message, SIA said in a statement. […]

Korean Air Jet Engine Catches Fire at Haneda Forcing Evacuation

Reading Time: 1 minute A Korean Air Lines Co. plane was evacuated at Tokyo’s Haneda airport after an engine caught fire Friday. All 302 passengers and 17 crew members disembarked, Kyosuke Okada, a spokesman for Japan’s transport ministry said by telephone Friday. Seven people were injured on the Boeing Co. 777 plane which was about to depart to Seoul […]

GOL Boeing 737-800 Damaged By Fire At Brasilia

Reading Time: 1 minute The 737 received damage damaged by an engine fire during push-back at Brasilia Airport with 145 people on board. During push-back from the gate, flames were seen coming out of the right engine (CFM56) exhaust pipe. The heat of the fire resulted in unspecified heat damage to the right fire of the fuselage leaving at least […]