Serious incident to an ATR72 registered 5H-PWB operated by Precision Air Service on 06/17/2016 at Zanzibar [Investigation led by AIB / Tanzania]

Feu du moteur gauche lors du roulement au décollage

Responsible entity

Tanzania, United Republic of - AIB


Preliminary data based on the notification from the tanzanian authorities:

The aircraft was on a normal scheduled transit flight which originated from Dar es Salaam to Kilimanjaro to Zanzibar and lastly was on its way to Dar es Salaam, when the port engine caught fire during the take-off just before V1.