Event Details

Title:Gear fire on landing, Boeing 777, AP-BGK
Micro summary:This Boeing 777 experienced a gear fire on landing.
Event Time:2004-06-08 at 0850 UTC
File Name:2004-06-08-UK.pdf
Publishing Agency:Aircraft Accident Investigation Board (AAIB)
Publishing Country:United Kingdom
Report number:EW/G2004/06/06
Site of event:Manchester Airport
Destination:Birmingham International Airport, West Midlands, England
Airplane Type(s):Boeing 777
Flight Phase:Landing
Operator(s):PIA - Pakistan International Airlines
Type of flight:Revenue
Serious Injuries:0
Other Injuries:0
Executive Summary:After the aircraft arrived on stand at Manchester Airport, the marshaller observed a fire originating from the left main landing gear. The Airport Fire Service attended the scene and the fire was extinguished. Subsequent examination of the brakes, axle and wheel bearings showed that they had been blackened by smoke. The hydraulic lines in the braking system had suffered heat damage.
Learning Keywords:Systems - Brake/Tire/Wheel Well Fire
Systems - Hydraulics
Systems - Landing Gear


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