Arkia AT72 near Tel Aviv on Jan 13th 2012, engine fire indication

Last Update: January 13, 2013 / 18:40:10 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 13, 2012

Classification
Incident

Departure
Eilat, Israel

Aircraft Type
ATR ATR-72-200

ICAO Type Designator
AT72

An Arkia Airlines Avion de Transport Regional ATR-72-500, flight IZ-802 from Eilat to Tel Aviv Sde-Dov Airport (Israel) with 67 people on board, was descending towards Tel Aviv when the crew received an engine fire indication and decided to divert to Tel Aviv's Ben Gurion International Airport for a safe landing. Responding emergency services found no trace of fire, smoke or heat.

The airline confirmed an engine fire indication during the flight, the indication was identified faulty.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 13, 2012

Classification
Incident

Departure
Eilat, Israel

Aircraft Type
ATR ATR-72-200

ICAO Type Designator
AT72

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