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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 232418
Last updated: 22 November 2020
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Date:22-JAN-2020
Time:18:25 LT
Type:Eviation Alice
Owner/operator:Eviation Aircraft Ltd.
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Prescott Regional Airport, AZ (PRC) -   United States of America
Phase: Standing
Nature:Test
Departure airport:-
Destination airport:-
Narrative:
The Eviation Alice electric aeroplane prototype was undergoing tests at Prescott Regional Airport, Arizona, when a fire broke out. They had been testing the two wing engines off and on since noon.
The fire was put out immediately as the fire service was already present at during the test. The aircraft however sustained "extensive" damage to the cockpit and cabin.

Sources:

https://www.dcourier.com/news/2020/jan/23/fire-prescott-airport-causes-extensive-damage-cock/
https://www.flightglobal.com/airframers/eviation-alice-fire-involved-lithium-ion-batteries-which-ignited-after-hours-of-powerplant-tests/141228.article

Media:


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Jan-2020 20:48 harro Added
24-Jan-2020 20:51 harro Updated [Embed code, Narrative]
22-Nov-2020 10:46 Aerossurance Updated [Total occupants, Source, Narrative]

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