NTSB Identification: FTW88IA052.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 36402.
Incident occurred Thursday, January 21, 1988 in DALLAS, TX
Probable Cause Approval Date: 01/25/1990
Aircraft: DASSAULT-BREGUET DA-10, registration: N79PB
Injuries: 5 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 FLIGHT EXPERIENCED IN-FLIGHT FIRE RESULTING FROM AN ELECTRICAL SHORT IN AN AUXILIARY CIRCUIT BREAKER PANEL INSTALLED AFTER AIRCRAFT MANUFACTURE. THE SHORT RESULTED FROM THE USE OF A MOUNTING BRACKET THAT CHAFED AGAINST THE INPUT WIRES. THE FLIGHTCREW EXTINGUISHED THE FIRE BUT FAILED TO COMPLETE THE PRESCRIBED EMERGENCY PROCEDURES TO ISOLATE THE FAULTY CIRCUITS AND RESTORE POWER TO OTHER CIRCUITS. THIS RESULTED IN A LANDING WITHOUT STABILIZER TRIM, WING FLAP DEPLOYMENT OR BRAKE ANTI-SKID PROTECTION. THE PILOT INTENTIONALLY SWERVED THE AIRCRAFT OFF THE RUNWAY PAVEMENT TO AVOID OVERSHOOTING THE 8,800 FOOT RUNWAY.

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this incident to be:

ELECTRICAL SYSTEM,ELECTRIC WIRING..CHAFED

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this incident to be:

ELECTRICAL SYSTEM,ELECTRIC WIRING..SHORTED

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this incident to be:

GROUND LOOP/SWERVE..INTENTIONAL..PILOT IN COMMAND

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this incident to be:

MAINTENANCE,MODIFICATION..IMPROPER..OTHER MAINTENANCE PERSONNEL


Contributing Factors

PROCEDURES/DIRECTIVES..NOT FOLLOWED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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