1996-07-08: The crew of N187US started the no. 2 engine for ground testing when fuel which was escaping from the tail pipe area ignited and subsequently ignited fuel which had pooled on the apron area. The starting sequence was discontinued. The engines were shut down and the fire on the tarmac was extinguished. There was no damage to the aircraft or injury to personnel. The crew are awaiting a ferry kit so that the airacraft can be flown on a three-engine ferry flight back to Calgary.


CADORS Number 1996C0249
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By
Occurred At 1996-07-08 - 00:21
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID CYYQ
Aerodrome Name CHURCHILL MB (CYYQ)
Geographic Location Manitoba, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, CHURCHILL, MANITOBA
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TSB Class of Investigation
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Categories Other

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration the United States of America
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator CITY JET Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of BRITISH AEROSPACE
Model BAE 146 200A
Year Built
Engine Type Turbo fan
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Parked
Damage No Damage
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Fire/smoke (warning)

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