Western Global MD11 at Chicago on Jun 15th 2019, engine fire indication

Last Update: June 17, 2019 / 21:55:38 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 15, 2019

Classification
Incident

Flight number
KD-606

Aircraft Registration
N411SN

ICAO Type Designator
MD11

A Western Global Airlines McDonnell Douglas MD-11, registration N411SN performing flight KD-606 from Louisville,KY to Chicago O'Hare,IL (USA) with 2 crew, was on approach to Chicago when the crew reported a right hand engine (CF6) fire indication, shut the engine down and discharged a fire bottle. The aircraft continued for a safe landing on runway 28R with emergency services standing by, queried whether they should vacate to the left or right of the runway and stopped after vacating the runway. Emergency services reported seeing no trace of fire. The aircraft taxied to the apron.

The FAA reported: "AIRCRAFT DIVERTED DUE TO REPORT OF ENGINE FIRE", there were no injuries, the aircraft received unknown damage.

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground in Chicago 59 hours after landing.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N411SN
Country of Registration
United States
Date of Registration
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TCDS Ident. No.
Manufacturer
MCDONNELL DOUGLAS
Aircraft Model / Type
MD-11F
Number of Seats
ICAO Aircraft Type
MD11
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Engine Count
Engine Manufacturer
Engine Model
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Engine Type
Pounds of Thrust
Main Owner
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 15, 2019

Classification
Incident

Flight number
KD-606

Aircraft Registration
N411SN

ICAO Type Designator
MD11

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