NTSB Identification: ENG10RA047
Incident occurred Sunday, August 15, 2010 in Sendai, Japan
Aircraft: MCDONNELL DOUGLAS MD90, registration:
Injuries: 106 Uninjured.

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

On August 15, 2010, at 16:10 Japan standard time (07:10 UTC), a Japan Air Lines Boeing MD90-30, registered in Japan as JA002D, experienced an engine fire in the right engine, an International Aero Engine (IAE) V2525-D5, shortly after takeoff from Sendai, Japan. Shortly after takeoff, the crew received a right engine fire warning. The JTSB report states that the pilots discharged the fire exinguishers into the engine and then shut down the engine. The declared an emergency and returned to Sendai. The right engine cowling has a burn mark. There were no injuries to the 106 people on board the airplane.

This investigation is under the jurisdiction of the Government of Japan. Further information pertaining to this incident may be obtained from:

Director-General
Secretariat of the Aircaft and Railway Accidents
Investigation Commission
Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport
2-1-2, Kasumigaseki, Chiyoda-Ku
Tokyo 100-8918, Japan

Telephone: +81 3 5253 8813
Fax: +81 2 5253 1677

This report is for informational purposes ony and contains only information from or released by the Government of Japan.

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