Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Saab 340B N341AG, Silver Airways LLC: Incident occurred August 12, 2017 -and- incident occurred February 15, 2016 at Orlando International Airport (KMCO), Orange County, Florida

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Orlando, Florida

Silver Airways LLC: http://registry.faa.gov/N341AG

Silver Airways performing flight SIL70, aircraft while inbound encountered turbulence. Five (5) persons on board sustained minor injuries.

Date: 12-AUG-17
Time: 19:00:00Z
Regis#: SIL70
Aircraft Make: SAAB
Aircraft Model: SF34
Event Type: INCIDENT
Highest Injury: MINOR
Aircraft Missing: No
Damage: NONE
Activity: OTHER
Flight Phase: APPROACH (APR)
Aircraft Operator: SILVER AIRWAYS
Flight Number: SIL70
City: ORLANDO
State: FLORIDA

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Orlando, Florida

N341AG SILVER AIRWAYS FLIGHT SIL70 SAAB 340B AIRCRAFT WHILE AT THE GATE, NUMBER 1 ENGINE CAUGHT FIRE AND WAS EXTINGUISHED, PERSONS ON BOARD DEPLANED VIA STAIRS, NO INJURIES, DAMAGE TO AIRCRAFT MINOR, ORLANDO, FL

Date: 15-FEB-16
Time:  01:08:00Z
Regis#:  N341AG
Aircraft Make:  SAAB
Aircraft Model:  340
Event Type:  Incident
Damage:  Minor
Activity:  Other
Flight Phase:  STANDING (STD)
Aircraft Operator:  SILVER AIRWAYS
Flight Number:  SIL70
City: ORLANDO
State: Florida

A small fire in an airplane engine canceled a flight bound to Tallahassee from Orlando International Airport on Monday night, officials said.

Silver Airways Flight 70, a Saab 340 aircraft, was parked near gate 36 when someone noticed a possible fire coming from one of its engines around 8 p.m., said Carolyn Fennell, airport spokeswoman.

It was quickly extinguished, she said.

A spokeswoman said the crew "received indication of a possible mechanical issue" and evacuated the plane.

Nine passengers and three crew members were evacuated, Fennell said.

No one was injured.

The flight was supposed to take off at 8:25 p.m., but has since been canceled.

No other flights or operations were impacted, Fennell said.

Silver Airways operates in the Mid-Atlantic, Florida and the Bahamas.

The airline will put passengers in a hotel and get them flights in the morning.

Original article can be found here ➤ http://www.orlandosentinel.com

ORLANDO, Fla. —   A plane’s engine caught fire Monday night at the Orlando International Airport, the airport said.

Silver Airlines Flight 70 was parked a gate when someone saw flames coming from the engine shortly after 8 p.m., said Carolyn Fennell, an airport spokeswoman.

The plane hadn’t taken off yet, but the flight was bound for Tallahassee, Fennell said.

Nine passengers and three crew members were evacuated from the plane as firefighters extinguished the fire, Fennell said.

"The crew received indication of a possible mechanical issue and following safety and operational procedures, the crew safely disembarked customers," an airlines spokeswoman said. "We are currently working to provide customers with hotel accommodations for the night and reaccommodate them on flights in the morning."

No one was injured in the incident.

Original article can be found here ➤ http://www.wftv.com

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