On July 30, 2008, a Vietnam Airline B777-200, Registration VNA146, experienced an undercowl engine fire shortly after landing at Narita International Airport, Tokyo, Japan. The airport fire team responded to a report of smoke from the No. 2 engine during taxi, and extinguished flames in the engine area following normal passenger deboarding. There was minor airplane damage, and none of the 277 passengers or crew was reported injured. The Japan Transport Safety Board is investigating this event. For further information, contact:

Japan Transport Safety Board (JTSB)
2-1-2, Kasumigaseki, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, 100-8918, Japan
Tel: +81-3-5253-8486 Fax: +81-3-5253-1680
Email: jtsb@mlit.go.jp

This report is for informational purposes and contains only information obtained for or released by the JTSB.

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