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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 197499
Last updated: 17 January 2022
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Type:Silhouette image of generic B732 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-217
Owner/operator:rutas aereas de venezuela, s.a.
Registration: YV287T
MSN: 22728/911
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 112
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:Tocumen Intl, Panama City (PTY) -   Panama
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Non-Scheduled/charter/Air Taxi
Departure airport:PTY
Destination airport:CCS
Around 20 min. after take off the crew observe APU fire warning light illuminated, do the procedure
or check list for APU fire , warning don't canceled, the crew make a decision to back to the Airport and in approach to Rwy in use, asking to the tower ,if they see any smoke at the tail, the tower say YES, so the smoke can they saw are from the engine not from the APU, the crew landing at take a quick decision to passenger evacuation, the crew have a mistake in the procedure.



Photo of YV287T courtesy

Panama City - Tocumen (MPTO / PTY)
9 March 2011; (c) Michael Green

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