ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 87235
Last updated: 21 February 2017
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Narrative:The brakes for tyres 5 and 6 overheated during a long taxi out for takeoff. The crew decided to return to the stand, but a fire broke out. The aircraft was evacuated.
|C/n / msn:|| 690|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 218|
|Airplane damage:|| Minor|
|Location:||Madrid-Barajas Airport (MAD/LEMD) -
|Nature:||International Scheduled Passenger|
|Departure airport:||Madrid-Barajas Airport (MAD/LEMD)|
|Destination airport:||Doha Airport (DOH/OTBD)|
The brakes overheated due to residual pressure trapped in the alternate brake system caused by a stuck servo valve which resulted from the presence of a high hardness particle in the hydraulic fluid.