UPS MD11 at Louisville on May 21st 2012, engine fire indication

Last Update: May 22, 2012 / 16:11:30 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 21, 2012

Airline
UPS

Aircraft Registration
N270UP

ICAO Type Designator
MD11

A UPS McDonnell Douglas MD-11, registration N270UP performing freight flight 5X-2774 from Louisville,KY to Houston Intercontinental,TX (USA) with 2 crew, was enroute at FL360 about 90nm southwest of Louisville when the crew reported a fire indication for the tail mounted engine (PW4460), shut the engine down, discharged a fire bottle and returned to Louisville for a safe landing on runway 35L about 20 minutes later. Responding emergency services found no trace of fire.

The airline reported they suspect a false fire indication.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N270UP
Country of Registration
United States
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
MCDONNELL DOUGLAS
Aircraft Model / Type
MD-11F
Number of Seats
ICAO Aircraft Type
MD11
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Engine Count
Engine Manufacturer
Engine Model
Engine Type
Pounds of Thrust
Main Owner
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 21, 2012

Airline
UPS

Aircraft Registration
N270UP

ICAO Type Designator
MD11

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