Incident
Last updated: 20 April 2014
Estado:Final
Fecha:miércoles 3 febrero 1988
Hora:16:14
Tipo:McDonnell Douglas MD-83
Operador:American Airlines
Registración: N569AA
Numéro de série: 49351/1385
Año de Construcción: 1987
Horas Totales de la Célula:2001
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-219
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 11
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 120
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 131
Daños en la Aeronave: Menor
Consecuencias: Repaired
Ubicación:Nashville Metropolitan Airport, TN (BNA) (   Estados Unidos de América) show on map
Fase: Desconocido (UNK)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, TX (DFW/KDFW), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Nashville Metropolitan Airport, TN (BNA/KBNA), Estados Unidos de América
Número de Vuelo: 132
Descripción:
American Airlines Flight 132 was, in addition to the passenger luggage in de midcargo compartment, loaded with a 104 pound fiber drum of textile treatment chemicals. Undeclared and improperly packaged hazardous materials inside the drum included 5 gallons of hydrogen peroxide solution and 25 punds of sodium orthosilicate-based mixture. While approaching Nashville at 16:03 the main cabin slowly started to fill with light smoke. Smoke was rising from the floor near seat 17E. After landing at 16:15 the aircraft was evacuated on a taxiway. A fire in the cargo compartment was extinguished.

PROBABLE CAUSE: "A chemical reaction resulting from a hydrogen peroxide solution, in concentration prohibited for air transportation, which leaked and combined with the sodium orthosilicate-based mixture from an undeclared and improperly prepared container . "

Fuentes:
» NTSB/HZM-88/02


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Distance from Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, TX to Nashville Metropolitan Airport, TN as the crow flies is 1008 km (630 miles).

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