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Statuts:Enquête Officielle
Date:samedi 28 juin 2008
Type/Sous-type:Silhouette image of generic B762 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 767-281SF
Compagnie:ABX Air
Immatriculation: N799AX
Numéro de série: 23432/145
Année de Fabrication: 1986-06-26 (22 years )
Moteurs: 2 General Electric CF6-80A
Equipage:victimes: 0 / à bord: 2
Passagers:victimes: 0 / à bord: 0
Total:victimes: 0 / à bord: 2
Dégats de l'appareil: Substantiels
Conséquences: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Lieu de l'accident:San Francisco International Airport, CA (SFO) (   Etats-Unis d'Amérique)
Phase de vol: En attente (STD)
Aéroport de départ:San Francisco International Airport, CA (SFO/KSFO), Etats-Unis d'Amérique
Aéroport de destination:Wilmington-Clinton Field, OH (ILN/KILN), Etats-Unis d'Amérique
Numéro de vol:1611
An ABX Air Boeing 767 was parked at plot no.11 in preparation for a cargo flight to Airborne Airpark (ILN). A fire occurred just aft of the cockpit and burned through the top of the fuselage. At the time of the fire, the airplane was parked near a loading facility, all of the cargo to be transported on the flight had been loaded, and the doors had been shut.
The primary location of the fire was outside the cargo hold in an area just aft of the cockpit. The fire was extinguished by San Francisco Airport Rescue and Fire Fighting, but not before causing substantial damage to the aircraft. The flight crew of two, who were preparing to start the engines when the fire broke out, escaped from the aircraft without injury.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "The National Transportation Safety Board determines that the probable cause of this accident was the design of the supplemental oxygen system hoses and the lack of positive separation between electrical wiring and electrically conductive oxygen system components. The lack of positive separation allowed a short circuit to breach a combustible oxygen hose, release oxygen, and initiate a fire in the supernumerary compartment that rapidly spread to other areas. Contributing to this accident was the Federal Aviation Administration’s failure to require the installation of nonconductive oxygen hoses after the safety issue concerning conductive hoses was initially identified by Boeing."

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 1 year
Accident number: NTSB AAR-09/04/SUM
Download report: Final report
Language: English

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photo of Boeing-767-281SF-N799AX
accident date: 28-06-2008
type: Boeing 767-281SF
registration: N799AX
photo of Boeing-767-281SF-N799AX
accident date: 28-06-2008
type: Boeing 767-281SF
registration: N799AX

Ce plan montre l'aéroport de départ ainsi que la supposée destination du vol. La ligne fixe reliant les deux aéroports n'est pas le plan de vol exact.
La distance entre San Francisco International Airport, CA et Wilmington-Clinton Field, OH est de 3314 km (2072 miles).
Accident location: Exact; as reported in the official accident report.

Les informations ci-dessus ne représentent pas l'opinion de la 'Flight Safety Foundation' ou de 'Aviation Safety Network' sur les causes de l'accident. Ces informations prélimimaires sont basées sur les faits tel qu'ils sont connus à ce jour.
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