Incident at Orlando International Airport (Florida) (KMCO) (Dangerous goods/hazardous materials)

Summary

1996-02-24: While unloading the aircraft after its landing at Orlando, a wheelchair battery was discovered leaking acid in the number 3 cargo compartment. The battery had been shipped in the proper container but the spill had not been contained. After neutralizing and flushing, the aircraft was returned to service. Ops. impact -- unknown. Six (6) crew and 100 passengers on board. From a TSB Initial Notification.

Details


CADORS Number 1996O0092
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Occurred At 1996-02-24 - Unknown time
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Injuries
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location the United States of America, North America, National Capital Region (NCR), Orlando International Airport (Florida) (KMCO)
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation Class 5
AOR Number
Reported By Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Categories Other,Aerodrome
Events Dangerous goods/hazardous materials



Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration GCPU | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner
Operator CANADIAN AIRLINES INTERNATIONAL (132) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of BOEING
BOEING
Model 737 217
Year Built 1981
Engine Type Turbo fan
Engine Make PRATT & WHITNEY
Engine Model JT8D-17
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Parked
Damage Minor
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Other operational incident

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