NTSB Identification: FTW94IA198.
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Scheduled 14 CFR (D.B.A. ASA )
Incident occurred Friday, June 17, 1994 in CADDO, OK
Probable Cause Approval Date: 02/14/1995
Aircraft: AEROSPATIALE ATR-72-212, registration: N632AS
Injuries: 37 Uninjured.
NTSB investigators used data provided by various sources and may not have traveled in support of this investigation to prepare this aircraft incident report.
THE FIRE WARNING LIGHT FOR THE LEFT ENGINE ILLUMINATED WHILE IN CRUISE FLIGHT AT 16,000 FEET. THE CREW SECURED THE ENGINE AND A FIRE BOTTLE WAS DISCHARGED. THE CREW REQUESTED AND RECEIVED PRIORITY HANDLING FROM ATC AND LANDED WITHOUT FURTHER INCIDENT. DAMAGE TO THE AIRPLANE WAS CONFINED TO FIRE DAMAGE TO THE BOTTOM OF THE ENGINE COWLING. THE FIRE WAS THE RESULT OF A DETERIORATED O-RING ON THE NUMBER SIX FUEL NOZZLE DRAIN COLLECTOR TUBE.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this incident to be: THE FUEL NOZZLE DRAIN LEAK DUE TO A DEFECTIVE O-RING. Full narrative available
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