Caribbean AT72 at Port of Spain on Oct 24th 2016, engine fire indication

Last Update: October 24, 2016 / 21:29:56 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 24, 2016

Classification
Incident

Flight number
BW-1517

Aircraft Registration
9Y-TTA

Aircraft Type
ATR ATR-72-200

ICAO Type Designator
AT72

A Caribbean Airlines Avions de Transport Regional ATR-72-212A, registration 9Y-TTA performing flight BW-1517 from Tobago to Port of Spain (Trinidad and Tobago), was on the base leg for runway 10 when the crew declared Mayday reporting a right hand engine (PW127) fire indication. The crew continued for a safe landing on runway 10 about 3 minutes later.

The aircraft had suffered several similiar occurrences already, see Incident: Caribbean AT72 at Port of Spain on Sep 18th 2016, engine fire indication on final approach, Incident: Caribbean AT72 at Port of Spain on Dec 14th 2015, engine fire indication, Incident: Caribbean AT72 near Port of Spain on Oct 10th 2015, engine fire indication and Incident: Caribbean AT72 near Port of Spain on May 14th 2016, engine fire indication. Following the occurrence of Sep 18th 2016 the aircraft had undergone a thorough engineering inspection by the operator as well as ATR and had returned to service on Oct 13th 2016 only.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 24, 2016

Classification
Incident

Flight number
BW-1517

Aircraft Registration
9Y-TTA

Aircraft Type
ATR ATR-72-200

ICAO Type Designator
AT72

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