Incident at Dayton, Ohio, USA - 150 nm west


1996-09-17: Durint the descent into Dayton, the crew received a fire warning for the #1 engine. The fire drill was carried out, the engine shut down and both fire bottles discharged. The crew declared an emergency and requested ERS stand by for the landing. The aircraft landed without further incident and was inspected by ERS personnel, who reported no indication of fire or smoke. The aircraft taxiied to the ramp without further incident. Maintenance found a wire shorting out had caused the false warning. Ops. Impact -- unknown. From a TSB Initial Notification.


CADORS Number 1996O0408
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By Other
Occurred At 1996-08-28 - Unknown time
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location the United States of America, North America, National Capital Region (NCR), Dayton, Ohio, USA - 150 nm west
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number
Reported By Other
Categories Other

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration FUFA | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator FIRST AIR Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of BOEING
Model 727 233
Year Built 1975
Engine Type Turbo fan
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type
Private No
Amateur Built No
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Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Descent
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Fire/smoke (warning)

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