Air Cargo Carrier SH36 at Houston on May 17th 2012, brakes fire at landing

Last Update: May 18, 2012 / 13:08:42 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 17, 2012

Aircraft Registration
N617FB

Aircraft Type
SHORT SD3-60

ICAO Type Designator
SH36

An Air Cargo Carrier Shorts SD-360, registration N617FB performing freight flight SNC-1290 from Tupelo,MS to Houston Intercontinental,TX (USA) with 2 crew, had landed on Houston's runway 27 and was taxiing across the aerodrome on taxiway NB parallel to runway 26L near intersection with taxiway NF, when a fire developed at the brakes of the right main gear. The aircraft stopped, emergency services responded deploying numerous fire engines and put the fire out. No injuries occurred, the aircraft however received substantial damage to the right hand main gear and right wing.

The FAA reported the aircraft was already on the taxiway when a tyre caught fire causing substantial damage to the aircraft. The FAA is investigating the occurrence.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 17, 2012

Aircraft Registration
N617FB

Aircraft Type
SHORT SD3-60

ICAO Type Designator
SH36

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