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Last updated: 5 December 2021
Status:Definitief
Datum:woensdag 21 januari 1998
Tijd:21:23
Type:Silhouette image of generic AT43 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
ATR 42-320
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Continental Express
Registratie: N15827
Constructienummer: 175
Bouwjaar: 1990
Aantal vlieguren:18157
Motoren: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PW121
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 3
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 36
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 39
Schade: Groot
Gevolgen: Repaired
Plaats:Hartford-Bradley International Airport, CT (BDL) (   Verenigde Staten)
Fase: Landing (LDG)
Soort vlucht:Binnenlandse lijnvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Newark International Airport, NJ (EWR/KEWR), Verenigde Staten
Vliegveld van aankomst:Windsor Locks-Bradley International Airport, CT (BDL/KBDL), Verenigde Staten
Vluchtnummer:3332
Beschrijving:
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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Kaart
Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Newark International Airport, NJ en Windsor Locks-Bradley International Airport, CT bedraagt 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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