ATI B763 at Cincinnati on Sep 16th 2023, rejected takeoff due to engine fire

Last Update: September 18, 2023 / 16:28:12 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 16, 2023

Classification
Incident

Flight number
8C-3429

Aircraft Registration
N641AZ

Aircraft Type
Boeing 767-300

ICAO Type Designator
B763

An ATI Air Transport International Boeing 767-300 freighter on behalf of Amazon Air, registration N641AZ performing flight 8C-3429 from Cincinnati,KY to New York JFK,NY (USA) with 3 crew, was accelerating for takeoff from runway 36R when the crew rejected takeoff at high speed reporting an engine (CF6) failure. Several other aircraft crews reported there were flames from the left hand engine, "Prime is on fire!", repeating the calls "Prime is on fire" after a tower transmission ... Another crew suggested "Get the trucks rolling, they are still on fire!" Emergency services responded, tower closed the airport for unrestricted response by emergency services.

The FAA reported: "IRCRAFT ABORTED TAKEOFF DUE TO LEFT ENGINE FIRE AND ARFF EXTINGUISHED THE FIRE, COVINGTON, KY." stating the damage was UNKNOWN.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N641AZ
Country of Registration
United States
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
BOEING
Aircraft Model / Type
767-332
Number of Seats
ICAO Aircraft Type
B763
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
Sep 16, 2023

Classification
Incident

Flight number
8C-3429

Aircraft Registration
N641AZ

Aircraft Type
Boeing 767-300

ICAO Type Designator
B763

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