Azul Linhas Aereas, Fire in Cabin

February 21, 2017

An Azul Linhas Aereas Embraer ERJ-195, registration PR-AUO performing flight AD2520 from Belo Horizonte,MG to Vitoria,ES (Brazil), was landing on Vitoria's runway 05 when the left side wall next to a passenger seat began to warm up. The aircraft slowed safely and was taxiing when the cabin side wall overheated and burst into flames. Cabin crew immediately tackled the fire successfully removing the side wall and extinguishing the fire. There were no injuries, the aircraft received minor damage.

The occurrence is being investigated by Brazil's CENIPA.



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