ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 298338
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Narrative:While taxiing, the pilot noticed smoke emanating from the right side of the airplane. He shut down the engine, activated the emergency fire suppression system, and exited the airplane. Examination of the airplane after the fire revealed that an oil line from the APU had ruptured, and sprayed oil on the APU's exhaust pipe.
Aero Vodochody Aero. Works L-39C
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1|
|Aircraft damage:|| Substantial|
|Location:||Wilmington, Delaware -
United States of America
|Departure airport:||Wilmington-New Castle County Airport, DE (ILG/KILG)|
|Destination airport:||Canadaigua, NY (D38)|
|Investigating agency: ||NTSB|
|Confidence Rating:|| Accident investigation report completed and information captured|
Probable Cause: A ruptured oil line, which resulted in oil spraying onto the APU exhaust and a subsequent fire.
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|Investigating agency: ||NTSB |
|Status: ||Investigation completed|
|Duration: ||7 months|
|Download report: || Final report|
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