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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 138708
Last updated: 25 April 2019
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Date:08-AUG-2011
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic AT72 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
ATR 72-500 (72-212A)
Owner/operator:Wings Abadi Airlines
Registration: PKWFG
C/n / msn: 882
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Medan-Polonia Airport (MES/WIMM) -   Indonesia
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Medan-Polonia Airport (MES/WIMM)
Destination airport:Nagan Raya-Cut Nyak Dhien Airport (WICT)
Narrative:
Shortly after takeoff from runway 23 at Medan-Polonia Airport, while climbing through 1500 feet, the Master Warning sounded, referring to a nr.2 engine fire. The first officer was pilot flying and handed over control to the captain. No fire was observed but two extinguishing bottles were fired. The captain reset the Electronic Engine Control to verify that it operated correctly.
There was still a warning for engine number 2. The crew decided to return to Medan where a safe landing was made.
The airplane operated flight IW 1252. The NTSC were notified about this serious incident on August 15 by the engine manufacturer. The airline had failed to notify NTSC.

Sources:

http://www.dephub.go.id/knkt/ntsc_aviation/Recommendations/KNKT_001_10_IX_REK.KU_11.pdf


Revision history:

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25-Sep-2011 09:10 harro Added

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