Safety Report - 03/20/2008


Date & Time: 03/19/2008 08:30
Location: Louisville, KY
Aircraft Type: McDonnell Douglas DC-8-71(F) Registration: N730UP
Operator: United Parcel Service - UPS
Phase: Standing
Damage: Unknown
Injuries & Fatalities: None
Description: Aircraft’s #3 engine caught fire while awaiting departure clearance at Louisville

Date & Time: 03/19/2008 21:48
Location: Greer, SC
Aircraft Type: Boeing 767 Registration: Unknown
Operator: Unknown
Phase: Cruise
Damage: Minor
Injuries & Fatalities: None
Description: While in flight, a heating duct imploded, spraying insulation throughout the cabin. Aircraft diverted to Greenville/Spartanburg Airport, Geer, SC

Date & Time: 03/20/2008 19:30
Location: New York, NY
Aircraft Type: Boeing 747 Registration: Unknown
Operator: Unknown
Phase: Other
Damage: Minor
Injuries & Fatalities: None
Description: During pushback from gate, the towbar broke causing minor damage to the aircraft at JFK Airport, New York

Source: FAA
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