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Accident
Last updated: 12 December 2017
Status:Schlussbericht
Datum:Montag 28 Februar 1994
Zeit:23:05
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic L101 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed L-1011 TriStar 1
Fluggesellschaft:Rich International Airways
Kennzeichen: N303EA
Werknummer: 1004
Baujahr:
Betriebsstunden:46234
Triebwerk: 3 Rolls-Royce RB211-22B
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 3
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 3
Sachschaden: schwer beschädigt
Konsequenzen: Repaired
Unfallort:Fairbanks International Airport, AK (FAI) (   USA)
Flugphase: Start (TOF)
Betriebsart:Leerflug
Flug von:Fairbanks International Airport, AK (FAI/PAFA), USA
Flug nach:Miami International Airport, FL (MIA/KMIA), USA
Flugnummer: 303
Unfallbericht:
During takeoff for a ferry flight to Miami, the TriStar experienced a mechanical power loss on the number 3 and number 1 engines and an internal fire on the number 1 engine. The takeoff was aborted and during the taxi back, the fire on the number 1 engine was extinguished.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "Failure of the sixth stage disc on the intermediate compressor stage 6/7th rotor shaft assembly in the number three engine, due to corrosion pitting and fatigue cracking of the failed disc. A factor related to the accident was: failure of the airline company to follow provisions of the service bulletin. Foreign object damage to the number one engine was the result of the uncontained failure of the number three engine."

Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 1 year and 3 months
Accident number: ANC94FA036
Download report: Summary report

Informationsquelle:
» NTSB id ANC94FA036
» NTSB Safety Recommendation A-94-92


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Distance from Fairbanks International Airport, AK to Miami International Airport, FL as the crow flies is 6324 km (3953 miles).

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.
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