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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 245807
Last updated: 9 September 2021
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Date:12-JUL-2020
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic C172 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 172S Skyhawk SP
Owner/operator:
Registration: OK-KOD
MSN: 172S8850
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Category:Serious incident
Location:Prague Airport -   Czech Republic
Phase: Taxi
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Praha-Václav Havel Airport (PRG/LKPR)
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: UZPLN
Narrative:
The Cessna 172S aircraft was taxiing for take-off when the brake and wheel of the right landing gear leg overheated and subsequently ignited. The passengers and the pilot got out of the plane without injury. The fire was extinguished.

Causes
The cause of the serious incident was the inconsistent performance of the prescribed actions before take-off by the pilot, which resulted in incomplete release of the aircraft's parking brake, which led to overheating of the brakes and a fire during taxiing.

Sources:

UZPLN

Accident investigation:
cover
  
Investigating agency: UZPLN
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 5 months
Download report: Final report


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
18-Dec-2020 13:34 harro Added

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