Caribbean AT72 at Port of Spain on Oct 26th 2012, engine panel detached, engine fire indication
Last Update: October 27, 2012 / 19:14:28 GMT/Zulu time
Emergency services determined an engine panel had detached from the left hand engine.
A replacement ATR-72-600 registration 9Y-TTC reached Caracas with a delay of 3:45 hours.
Maintenance determined that the outboard access panel to the left hand engine had not been properly secured and detached during the takeoff run. There is no evidence of an engine fire, the engine fire indication however activated prompting the captain to discharge a fire agent.
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