UPS A306 at Las Vegas on Jul 19th 2018, engine fire

Last Update: July 27, 2018 / 14:01:42 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 19, 2018

Classification
Incident

Airline
UPS

Flight number
5X-2691

Aircraft Registration
N134UP

Aircraft Type
Airbus A300

ICAO Type Designator
A306

A UPS United Parcel Service Airbus A300-600, registration N134UP performing flight 5X-2691 from Las Vegas,NV to Louisville,KY (USA), was in the initial climb out of Las Vegas' runway 26R when the crew received a fire indication for the left hand engine (PW4158) and stopped the climb at 7000 feet MSL. The crew shut the engine down, discharged both fire bottles and returned to Las Vegas for a safe landing on runway 26R about 8 minutes after departure.

The NTSB reported maintenance observed soot and thermal damage to the #1 engine. The occurrence was rated a serious incident and is being investigated.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N134UP
Country of Registration
United States
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
AIRBUS INDUSTRIE
Aircraft Model / Type
A300 F4-622R
Number of Seats
ICAO Aircraft Type
A306
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Engine Count
Engine Manufacturer
Engine Model
Engine Type
Pounds of Thrust
Main Owner
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 19, 2018

Classification
Incident

Airline
UPS

Flight number
5X-2691

Aircraft Registration
N134UP

Aircraft Type
Airbus A300

ICAO Type Designator
A306

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