NTSB Identification: ENG07WA027
Incident occurred Thursday, April 19, 2007 in Dammam, Saudi Arabia
Aircraft: Boeing 747-300, registration:
Injuries: Unavailable

This is preliminary information, subject to change, and may contain errors. The foreign authority was the source of this information.

An Air Atlanta Icelandic B747-300 powered by GE CF6-80C2B1 engines experienced a No. 2 engine underecowl fire. The flight crew received a fire warning during T/O out of DMM (King Fahd International Airport located in Dammam, Saudi Arabia). The flight crew accomplished an IFSD, pulled the fire handle and discharged one bottle. A successful single engine landing was made at DMM.

The occurrence is being investigated by the Iceland AAIB. Further information pertaining to this event may be obtained from:

Aircraft Accident Investigation Board - Iceland
Hus FBSR
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101 Reykjavik
Iceland
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This report is for information purposes only and information obtained for, or released by the Government of Iceland.

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