NTSB Identification: MKC83IA116.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 21001.
Scheduled 14 CFR TRANS WORLD AIRLINES, INC.
Incident occurred Friday, May 27, 1983 in KANSAS CITY, MO
Aircraft: LOCKHEED L-1011-385-1, registration: N11006
Injuries: 180 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.

DURING DESCENT AN ELECTRIC WIRE BUNDLE SHORTED BEHIND THE FLIGHT ENGINEERS PANEL, A FIRE ERUPTED WITH SMOKE. THE FLIGHT ENGINEER USED A PORTABLE FIRE EXTINGUISHER TO PUT OUT THE FIRE.

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

ELECTRICAL SYSTEM,ELECTRIC WIRING..SHORTED


Contributing Factors

ANTI-ICE/DEICE SYSTEM,WINDSHIELD..FAILURE,PARTIAL


Contributing Factors

ELECTRICAL SYSTEM,CIRCUIT BREAKER..POPPED/TRIPPED


Contributing Factors

FIRE EXTINGUISHER,PORTABLE..OTHER

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