Narrative:A CASA 235 maritime patrol aircraft, serial AN-204, sustained substantial damage in an accident at Manta Airport (MEC), Ecuador.
|Date:||Wednesday 8 June 2011|
|Operator:||Aviación Naval Ecuatoriana - ANE|
|C/n / msn:|| 147|
|First flight:|| 2005|
|Engines:|| 2 General Electric CT7-9C|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0|
|Total:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6 |
|Airplane damage:|| Substantial|
|Location:||Manta Airport (MEC) (Ecuador)
|Phase:|| Takeoff (TOF)|
|Departure airport:||Manta Airport (MEC/SEMT), Ecuador|
During takeoff from runway 24 a fire developed in the right hand main landing gear area. The crew aborted the takeoff and the fire was extinguished by fire fighting services.
The right hand main gear and fuselage sustained substantial fire damage.
» Avión se incendió en aeropuerto de Manta y este se cerró por 14 horas (El Universo, 8-6-2011)
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.