Narrative:During aircraft fueling a fuel line ruptured. The ensuing fire caused substantial damage to the aircraft wing. The aircraft was broken up June 1967.
Fire during refuelling
|Date:||Tuesday 18 October 1966|
Lockheed L-1049C Super Constellation
|Operator:||Eastern Air Lines|
|C/n / msn:|| 4527|
|First flight:|| 1953|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0|
|Total:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0 |
|Airplane damage:|| Damaged beyond repair|
|Location:||Miami, FL ( United States of America)
|Phase:|| Standing (STD)|
» NTSB File # 4-0037
This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.