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Accident
Last updated: 22 October 2017
Status:Definitief
Datum:maandag 28 februari 1994
Tijd:23:05
Type:Silhouette image of generic L101 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed L-1011 TriStar 1
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Rich International Airways
Registratie: N303EA
Constructienummer: 1004
Bouwjaar:
Aantal vlieguren:46234
Motoren: 3 Rolls-Royce RB211-22B
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 3
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 3
Schade: Groot
Gevolgen: Repaired
Plaats:Fairbanks International Airport, AK (FAI) (   Verenigde Staten)
Fase: Start (TOF)
Soort vlucht:Ferry
Vliegveld van vertrek:Fairbanks International Airport, AK (FAI/PAFA), Verenigde Staten
Vliegveld van aankomst:Miami International Airport, FL (MIA/KMIA), Verenigde Staten
Vluchtnummer: 303
Beschrijving:
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

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


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Kaart
Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Fairbanks International Airport, AK en Miami International Airport, FL bedraagt 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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