Narrative:Flight SV810 made an uneventful landing at Dhaka (DAC). During the landing roll the tower controller reported that he saw a fire on the right hand wing. Upon exiting runway 14 the crew received a fire indication for engine nr.3. The fire extinguisher was activated and all engines were shut down. The fire could not be extinguished and the airplane was evacuated.
|Status:||Preliminary - official|
|Date:||Thursday 5 December 2013|
|Operating for:||Saudi Arabian Airlines|
|Leased from:||Air Atlanta Icelandic|
|C/n / msn:|| 22996/586|
|First flight:|| 1983-09-12 (24 years 7 months)|
|Engines:|| 4 Pratt & Whitney JT9D-7R4G2|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 19|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 307|
|Total:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 326 |
|Airplane damage:|| Written off|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Dhaka-Zia International Airport (DAC) (Bangladesh)
|Phase:|| Landing (LDG)|
|Nature:||Int'l Non Scheduled Passenger|
|Departure airport:||Madinah-Mohammad Bin Abdulaziz Airport (MED/OEMA), Saudi Arabia|
|Destination airport:||Dhaka-Zia International Airport (DAC/VGZR), Bangladesh|
Investigation determined a fuel leak where the fuel enters the front spar for engine # 3.
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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not
display the exact flight path.
Distance from Madinah-Mohammad Bin Abdulaziz Airport to Dhaka-Zia International Airport as the crow flies is 5081 km (3175 miles).
This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.