NTSB Identification: DEN86IA235.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 32896.
Scheduled 14 CFR (D.B.A. TRANS WORLD AIRLINES )
Incident occurred Thursday, August 21, 1986 in DENVER, CO
Aircraft: LOCKHEED L-1011-385-1, registration: N31001
Injuries: 6 Minor,233 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.
TWA FLT 735 LANDED AT DENVER STAPLETON ARPT. DURING THE TAXI TO THE PASSENGER TERMINAL, A FIRE ERUPTED IN THE TAILPIPE OF THE LEFT ENGINE. THE FLT CREW EXECUTED THE EMERGENCY EVACUATION PROCEDURES. FIRE WAS EXTINGUISHED. WITH NO DAMAGE TO THE ACFT OR ENGINE. POST INCIDENT EXAM REVEALED A MALFUNCTION FUEL FLOW REGULATOR.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this incident to be:FUEL SYSTEM,FUEL CONTROL..INOPERATIVE
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this incident to be:EXHAUST SYSTEM,STACK..FIRE
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