Centurion MD11 near Santo Domingo on May 10th 2012, engine fire indication

Last Update: May 11, 2012 / 18:42:06 GMT/Zulu time

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Date of incident
May 10, 2012

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A Centurion Air Cargo McDonnell Douglas MD-11, registration N984AR performing freight flight WE-4855 from Barcelona,SP (Spain) to Santo Domingo (Dominican Republic), was on approach to Santo Domingo descending through about 10,000 feet when the crew received a #2 engine (CF6) fire indication, actioned the relevant checklist shutting the engine down and discharging one bottle of the fire suppression system and continued the approach to Santo Domingo for a safe landing. Responding emergency services found no visible engine damage or trace of fire.

The aircraft is still in Santo Domingo about 21 hours after landing.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 10, 2012

Aircraft Registration

ICAO Type Designator

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