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Last updated: 12 July 2020
Datum:Freitag 18 Oktober 1985
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic L101 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed L-1011 TriStar 500
Fluggesellschaft:Alia Royal Jordanian Airlines
Kennzeichen: JY-AGE
Werknummer: 1238
Baujahr: 1982
Triebwerk: 3 Rolls-Royce RB211-524B4-02
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 10
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 108
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 118
Sachschaden: schwer beschädigt
Konsequenzen: Repaired
Unfallort:130 km (81.3 Meilen) von Singapore (   Indian Ocean)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Internationaler Linienflug
Flug von:Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH/OMAA), Vereinigte Arabische Emirate
Flug nach:Singapore-Changi International Airport (SIN/WSSS), Singapur
During the descent between FL200 and FL190 the crew received a No 2 engine generator electrical fault warning, followed by a duct overheat warning in "J" zone. An attendant reported flames below the floor and behind the wall lining aft of L3 door. The attendant discharged a portable fire extinguisher and reported the fire extinguished. A fire warning was then received on No 2 engine. Cockpit and cabin began to fill with smoke. The crew shut down No 2 engine and donned oxygen masks. The pilot landed safely.
The fire originated in the left aft underfloor area of the airplane's fuselage, aft of the C-3 cargo compartment and forward of the rear pressure bulkhead.



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Distance from Abu Dhabi International Airport to Singapore-Changi International Airport as the crow flies is 5850 km (3656 miles).

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.
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