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Last updated: 18 September 2021
Estado:Preliminar
Fecha:domingo 2 julio 2017
Hora:13:19
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic CRJ7 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Canadair CL-600-2C10 Regional Jet CRJ-701ER
Operado por:United Express
Alquilado a :SkyWest Airlines
Registración: N796SK
Numéro de série: 10300
Año de Construcción: 2010
Motores: 2 General Electric CF34-8C5B1
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 3
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 56
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 59
Daños en la Aeronave: Considerable
Consecuencias: Repaired
Ubicación:Denver International Airport, CO (DEN) (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: Aterrizaje (LDG)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Aspen-Pitkin County Airport, CO (ASE/KASE), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Denver International Airport, CO (DEN/KDEN), Estados Unidos de América
Número de Vuelo:UA5869
Descripción:
SkyWest Airlines flight 5869, a Bombardier CL 600-2C10, N796SK, experienced a left engine undercowl fire while landing at Denver International Airport, Colorado (KDEN). The flight crew reported that they received a L ENG SRG OPEN caution followed by a L ENG FIRE warning after stowing the thrust reversers. Both fire extinguishing bottles were discharged but the fire continued. Fire was observed at the left engine inlet, left engine aft pylon, and on the ground below the left nacelle and an emergency evacuation was initiated on the taxiway. The fire was extinguished by airport rescue and firefighting. There were no injuries to the 59 passengers and crew members onboard. The airplane was substantially damaged by the fire.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation ongoing
Accident number: DCA17LA182


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Distance from Aspen-Pitkin County Airport, CO to Denver International Airport, CO as the crow flies is 200 km (125 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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