Frontier A320 at Wilmington on Sep 8th 2013, engine fire indication

Last Update: September 14, 2013 / 21:34:16 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 8, 2013

Classification
Incident

Flight number
FR-395

Aircraft Registration
N204FR

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

A Frontier Airbus A320-200, registration N204FR performing flight FR-395 from Wilmington,DE to Denver,CO (USA), was in the initial climb out of Wilmington's New Castle Airport's runway 27 when tower inquired "do you need any assistance", crew replied "standby" then declared emergency. The crew was cleared to land on any runway but advised they wanted to divert to Philadelphia. The aircraft climbed to 3000 feet, the crew reported an engine fire indication for the right hand engine (CFM56) and diverted to Philadelphia for a safe landing on runway 27L about 15 minutes after departure. The aircraft stopped on the runway for an inspection by emergency services, fire fighters reported no signs of fire and no signs of engine damage. The crew subsequently taxied the aircraft to the gate, the emergency services were released.

The airline confirmed a mechanical issue, the passengers were rebooked onto other flights.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N204FR
Country of Registration
United States
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
AIRBUS
Aircraft Model / Type
A320-214
Number of Seats
ICAO Aircraft Type
A320
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Engine Count
Engine Manufacturer
Engine Model
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Main Owner
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 8, 2013

Classification
Incident

Flight number
FR-395

Aircraft Registration
N204FR

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

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