Sector Aviation

Fire after landing, Rotterdam The Hague Airport, 8 July 2013

Introduction

After landing on runway 06 smoke and flames were visible near the left-hand main landing gear of the aircraft. Subsequently the fire spread to the left-hand wing. Because this wing is made of wood and linen, a big part of the wing burnt down. The fire was extinguished by the airport fire brigade. The pilot escaped unhurt.

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  • Start date 11 sep. 2013
  • End date
  • Type investigationShort
  • Status investigationOpen

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