Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Allegiant Air, McDonnell Douglas MD-83, Flight G4-636, N881GA: Incident occurred March 19, 2017 near Dayton International Airport (KDAY), Montgomery County, Ohio

The National Transportation Safety Board did not travel to the scene of this incident.

Aviation Incident Preliminary Report / National Transportation Safety Board: https://app.ntsb.gov/pdf


NTSB Identification: ENG17IA017
Scheduled 14 CFR Part 121: Air Carrier operation of Allegiant Air
Incident occurred Sunday, March 19, 2017 in Dayton, OH
Aircraft: DOUGLAS DC 9 83, registration: N881GA
Injuries: 163 Uninjured.

This is preliminary information, subject to change, and may contain errors. Any errors in this report will be corrected when the final report has been completed. NTSB investigators traveled in support of this investigation and used data obtained from various sources to prepare this aircraft incident report.

At about 1211 eastern daylight time, a McDonnell Douglas MD-83, N881GA, operated by Allegiant Air experienced a No. 2 engine fire during approach to Dayton International Airport (DAY)- Dayton, Ohio. The crew completed the emergency checklist, shut down the No. 2 engine, and discharged both fire bottles. The airplane made an uneventful single engine landing at DAY and was met by emergency response vehicles on the runway. It was determined that the fire had been extinguished and the airplane taxied to the gate under its own power. No injuries were reported to the passengers or crew. The flight was being operated in accordance with 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 121 and was a regularly scheduled flight from Orlando International Airport (MCO)- Orlando, Florida to DAY.

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