NTSB Identification: ATL84LA091.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 23982.
Nonscheduled 14 CFR
Accident occurred Thursday, February 02, 1984 in COVINGTON, KY
Aircraft: CESSNA 404, registration: N402EX
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

A FIRE IGNITED IN THE RIGHT ENGINE ON THE LANDING ROLL. THE FIRE SOURCE WAS NEAR THE POINT WHERE THE FUEL SUPPLY LINE CONNECTS TO THE ENGINE DRIVEN FUEL PUMP. THE ACFT WAS ON ITS FIRST REVENUE FLIGHT AFTER THE RIGHT ENGINE WAS CHANGED, ATWHICH TIME THE FLEXIBLE FUEL & OIL HOSES WERE NOT CHANGED. PART OF THE FUEL HOSE WAS HARDENED & TWO CRACKS WERE FOUND INTHE RUBBER LINER. FUEL STREAMED FROM THE LINE WHEN THE BOOST PUMP WAS ACTIVATED. IT WAS DETERMINED THAT THE 'B' NUT AT THE FUEL PUMP MAY NOT HAVE BEEN SECURELY TIGHTENED AT THE INSTALLATION.

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

FUEL SYSTEM,LINE FITTING..LOOSE

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

FUEL SYSTEM,LINE..CRACKED

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

FUEL SYSTEM,LINE..IMPROPER


Contributing Factors

MAINTENANCE,MAJOR REPAIR..NOT FOLLOWED..COMPANY MAINTENANCE PERSONNEL

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