NTSB Identification: ATL83IA054
Nonscheduled 14 CFR Part 121: Air Carrier operation of ORION AIRLINES
Incident occurred Tuesday, December 07, 1982 in CHAMBLEE, GA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 12/07/1983
Aircraft: GULFSTREAM AMERICAN G-159, registration: N153TG
Injuries: 3 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.

ORION AIRLINES FLT 110 EXPERIENCED AN ENGINE FIRE IMMEDIATELY AFTER TKOF FROM DEKALB-PEACHTREE AIRPORT. AT 400 FT AGL, THE RT ENGINE FIRE WARNING LT ILLUMINATED. FLAMES WERE OBSERVED OVER THE WING AND COMING FROM THE INBD SIDE OF THE RIGHT ENG COWL. THE RT PROP WAS FEATHERED AND BOTH FIRE BOTTLES WERE DISCHARGED. THE AIRCRAFT WAS LANDED WITHOUT FURTHER INCIDENT. ENGINE EXAMINATION REVEALED THAT THE RT ENGINE COMBUSTION FLAME TUBE NR 5 WAS LOOSE AND HAD CONTACTED THE FUEL NOZZLE. ROLLS ROYCE EXAMINATION OF THE FLAME TUBE DISCLOSED THAT THE LOSS OF FLAME TUBE RETENTION OCCURRED DUE TO PIN AND LINER WEAR AND BRIDGE PIECE HIGH CYCLE FATIGUE.

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

COMBUSTION ASSEMBLY,COMBUSTION LINER..WORN

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

COMBUSTION ASSEMBLY,COMBUSTION LINER..FATIGUE

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

COMBUSTION ASSEMBLY,COMBUSTION LINER..LOOSE

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

COMBUSTION ASSEMBLY,COMBUSTION LINER..OVERTEMPERATURE

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