Narrative:An ATR-42-500 passenger plane was destroyed in a fire at Prague, Czech Republic. One maintenance worker was injured.
|Date:||Saturday 9 June 2012|
|Operator:||CSA Czech Airlines|
|C/n / msn:|| 635|
|First flight:|| 2005-03-03 (7 years 3 months)|
|Engines:|| 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PW127E|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0|
|Total:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0 |
|Airplane damage:|| Destroyed|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Praha-Ruzyne International Airport (PRG) (Czech Republic)
|Phase:|| Standing (STD)|
The airplane was parked inside Czech Airlines Technics' Hangar F for maintenance when reportedly an explosion occurred, followed by a fire. The airplane burned out completely. Another airplane in the hangar, ATR-42 OK-JFK sustained some damage.
OK-KFM photographed two days before the fire
This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.