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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 164938
Last updated: 26 January 2021
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Date:25-MAR-2014
Time:17:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic A320 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A320-232
Owner/operator:US Airways
Registration: N664AW
C/n / msn: 1621
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 150
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Unknown
Location:Newark Liberty International Airport, NJ (EWR) -   United States of America
Phase: Taxi
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Newark Liberty International Airport, NJ (EWR)
Destination airport:Charlotte Douglas International Airport, NC (CLT)
Narrative:
US Airways Flight 687, while taxiing out, experienced an APU fire. The fire was quickly extinguished and the aircraft taxied back to the gate without incident.
There were no injuries and the passengers deplaned normally; damage to the aircraft is unknown.

Sources:

http://www.nj.com/essex/index.ssf/2014/03/plane_fire_at_newark_liberty_forces_airport_closure.html
http://pix11.com/2014/03/25/fire-on-us-airways-flight-shuts-down-newark-airport/#axzz2x30clfGW
FAA


Images:

Photo of N664AW courtesy AirHistory.net


Phoenix - Sky Harbor International (KPHX / PHX)
9 February 2008; (c) Kas van Zonneveld

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
26-Mar-2014 16:59 Alexander Wyche Added
26-Mar-2014 17:06 harro Updated [Date, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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