ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 83602
Last updated: 29 November 2014
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Date:21-DEC-2010
Time:09:13
Type:Silhouette image of generic B738 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-8A6
Owner/operator:Ryanair
Registration: EI-ENB
C/n / msn: 40289
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 177
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: None
Location:Kerry Airport (KIR) -   Ireland
Phase: Taxi
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:London Stansted (STN)
Destination airport:Kerry Airport (KIR)
Narrative:
Flight FR701 departed from Stansted Airport (EGSS) in the U.K. and flew directly to EIKY.
The cockpit crew consisted of a Commander, who was an instructor pilot, a newly qualified First Officer (FO), who was making his first landing with passengers on board and a Safety Pilot (SP) occupying the jump seat. The FO was the Pilot Flying (PF) and the Commander was the Pilot Non-Flying (PNF).
The weather conditions were good for the approach and the runway surface was reported dry. The descent, approach and landing were reported normal. After landing reverse thrust was selected.As the aircraft decelerated the SP reported smoke on the right hand side of the cockpit. The aircraft was turned off the runway and brought to a halt on the taxiway adjacent to the ramp.
Shortly afterwards the Cabin Services Supervisor (CSS) also reported smoke in the cabin. The engines were shut down and an evacuation was immediately commenced following which the passengers walked to the airport terminal building, a short distance away.

Probable Cause:
Ingestion of granular urea while using reverse thrust.
Contributory Factor:
A prolonged spell of cold weather resulted in granular urea being used to anti-ice the runway after normal de-icing fluid stocks had been exhausted.

Sources:
http://www.aaiu.ie/AAIUviewitem.asp?id=13449&lang=ENG&loc=1652


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
21-Dec-2010 13:27 lanzaferg Added
22-Dec-2010 02:54 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Damage, Narrative]
23-Dec-2010 09:44 bizjets101 Updated [Time, Registration, Cn, Source, Narrative]
29-Feb-2012 12:54 harro Updated [Time, Total fatalities, Source, Narrative]
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