ASN logo
ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 149725
Last updated: 8 June 2019
This information is added by users of ASN. Neither ASN nor the Flight Safety Foundation are responsible for the completeness or correctness of this information. If you feel this information is incomplete or incorrect, you can submit corrected information.

Date:07-OCT-2012
Time:morning
Type:Silhouette image of generic DH8A model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada DHC-8-100
Owner/operator: Piedmont AL
Registration: N936HA
C/n / msn: 145
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Philadelphia-Intl AP (KPHL), PA -   United States of America
Phase: Standing
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Philadelphia-Intl AP (KPHL), PA
Destination airport:Philadelphia-Intl AP (KPHL), PA
Narrative:
The plane was extensively damaged by an electrical fire at the gate. Judging from the pictures, the fire appears to have originated from a faulty GPU plug/cord.

Sources:

http://www.airliners.net/aviation-forums/general_aviation/read.main/5581585/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
08-Oct-2012 13:50 gerard57 Added
08-Oct-2012 13:51 gerard57 Updated [Aircraft type]
08-Oct-2012 13:52 gerard57 Updated [Aircraft type]

Corrections or additions? ... Edit this accident description