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Last updated: 8 December 2021
Estado:Final
Fecha:miércoles 21 enero 1998
Hora:21:23
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic AT43 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
ATR 42-320
Operador:Continental Express
Registración: N15827
Numéro de série: 175
Año de Construcción: 1990
Horas Totales de la Célula:18157
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PW121
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 3
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 36
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 39
Daños en la Aeronave: Considerable
Consecuencias: Repaired
Ubicación:Hartford-Bradley International Airport, CT (BDL) (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: Aterrizaje (LDG)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Newark International Airport, NJ (EWR/KEWR), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Windsor Locks-Bradley International Airport, CT (BDL/KBDL), Estados Unidos de América
Número de Vuelo:3332
Descripción:
During the landing roll, a fire erupted in the right engine. The airplane was stopped on the runway, the engines were shut down, and the occupants evacuated. The fire handles for both engines were pulled and both fire bottles on the right engine discharged. However, the fire on the right engine continued to burn. The airport fire services attended shortly afterwards and extinguished the fire.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "The improper overhaul of lug holes on the fuel/oil heat exchanger. A factor was the lack of direction contained in the manufacturer's overhaul manual for working with the lug holes."

Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 3 years and 6 months
Accident number: NYC98FA062
Download report: Summary report

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Distance from Newark International Airport, NJ to Windsor Locks-Bradley International Airport, CT as the crow flies is 185 km (115 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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