Ryan Services SF34 at Anchorage on Jan 21st 2021, windshield on fire

Last Update: January 22, 2021 / 16:53:09 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 21, 2021

Classification
Incident

Flight number
7S-907

Aircraft Registration
N907RA

Aircraft Type
SAAB 340

ICAO Type Designator
SF34

A Ryan Air Services Saab 340A, registration N907RA performing flight 7S-907 from Kodiak,AK to Anchorage,AK (USA) with 2 crew, was on approach to Anchorage's runway 07R when the right hand windshield heating element caught fire. The crew used fire extinguishers to put the fire out and continued for a safe landing on runway 07R maintaining routine communication and taxied to the Fedex Hangar.

The FAA reported: "AIRCRAFT RIGHT WINDSHIELD HEATING ELEMENT CAUGHT FIRE AND FIRE EXTINGUISHER WAS USED TO PUT THE FLAMES OUT, ANCHORAGE, AK." The aircraft received "unknown" damage, the occurrence was rated an incident.

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground about 18 hours after landing (however, according to flights performed in the last week - only involving the rotation Anchorage-Kodiak-Anchorage - probably is scheduled to do the flight to Kodiak again on 22nd with a scheduled departure about 21 hours after landing).
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N907RA
Country of Registration
United States
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
SAAB-FAIRCHILD
Aircraft Model / Type
340A
Number of Seats
ICAO Aircraft Type
SF34
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Engine Count
Engine Manufacturer
Engine Model
Engine Type
Main Owner
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 21, 2021

Classification
Incident

Flight number
7S-907

Aircraft Registration
N907RA

Aircraft Type
SAAB 340

ICAO Type Designator
SF34

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