NTSB Identification: DCA01WA053
Incident occurred Wednesday, June 06, 2001 in Danang, Vietnam
Aircraft: Boeing B-777, registration:
This is preliminary information, subject to change, and may contain errors. The foreign authority was the source of this information.
Flight was scheduled from Taipei to Bangkok. Diverted to Danang, Vietnam due to fuel loss of about 9 tons in 1/2 hour. Once on ground, maintenance crews noticed fuel accumulated under number 2 engine, a Rolls Royce TRENT-884. Examination revealed that fuel tube found "chafed" against the engine causing rupture. Tube is identified as P/N FK23986.
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