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Video: People Evacuating A Burning MD90  
User currently offlineHAMAD From United Arab Emirates, joined Apr 2000, 1159 posts, RR: 7
Posted (6 years 7 months 2 weeks 3 days 6 hours ago) and read 11233 times:

i was searching on youtube and i came accross this video, people were evacuating an MD90 for saudi airlines which seems to be a domestic flight while black smoke is coming from the back from the aircraft





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User currently offlineAirframeAS From United States of America, joined Feb 2004, 14150 posts, RR: 24
Reply 1, posted (6 years 7 months 2 weeks 3 days 4 hours ago) and read 10933 times:

Ok, lets try THIS again since my post got deleted....

It looks like an APU fire to me. No smoke was coming out of any of the emergency exits at all. It could also be an engine fire on the #2 engine.



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User currently offlineEghansen From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (6 years 7 months 2 weeks 3 days 4 hours ago) and read 10793 times:

I used to have a car that smoked like that airplane every time I started it. I had to get a new one.

User currently offlineBR715-A1-30 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 3, posted (6 years 7 months 2 weeks 3 days 3 hours ago) and read 10697 times:

Hmm.. can anybody provide more detailed info on this? Flight number/Date/outcome? Did the plane just go out of service, or was the interior damaged?

User currently offlinePensacolaguy From United States of America, joined Sep 2004, 546 posts, RR: 1
Reply 4, posted (6 years 7 months 2 weeks 3 days 3 hours ago) and read 10643 times:



Quoting BR715-A1-30 (Reply 3):
Hmm.. can anybody provide more detailed info on this? Flight number/Date/outcome? Did the plane just go out of service, or was the interior damaged?

Saudi MD 90 with 125 Passengers and crew who all escaped. SV316 flying Madinah-Cairo. Tail end completely burned according to some sources, caused by fuel leak, aircraft landed safely and was evacuated.Happened on August 8, 2005.


User currently offlineSteeler83 From United States of America, joined Feb 2006, 9176 posts, RR: 18
Reply 5, posted (6 years 7 months 2 weeks 3 days 3 hours ago) and read 10590 times:



Quoting Pensacolaguy (Reply 4):
Tail end completely burned according to some sources, caused by fuel leak, aircraft landed safely and was evacuated.Happened on August 8, 2005.

SO the whole back end was charred... Wow, thank goodness everyone made it out ok...

Quoting Eghansen (Reply 2):
I used to have a car that smoked like that airplane every time I started it. I had to get a new one.

Off topic, but what kind of car did you have, and what did you replace it with?

Was it like Uncle Buck?  Smile



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User currently offlineIcebird757 From United States of America, joined Feb 2001, 662 posts, RR: 2
Reply 6, posted (6 years 7 months 2 weeks 3 days 3 hours ago) and read 10539 times:

Which aircraft was it?


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User currently offlineCPHGuard From Denmark, joined Jun 2006, 254 posts, RR: 0
Reply 7, posted (6 years 7 months 2 weeks 2 days 23 hours ago) and read 10138 times:

MD-90 ???

The quality of the film is pretty bad, but to me it looks like JT8D engines and not V2500.

I thought all MD-90's were equipped with V2500's but I could be wrong.

Anyone sure on this?


User currently offlineBR715-A1-30 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 8, posted (6 years 7 months 2 weeks 2 days 23 hours ago) and read 9935 times:

No, those are definetely V2528-D5s... And also, the MD80s have 1 window between window exits and the MD90 has 2

User currently offlineCPHGuard From Denmark, joined Jun 2006, 254 posts, RR: 0
Reply 9, posted (6 years 7 months 2 weeks 2 days 22 hours ago) and read 9602 times:



Quoting BR715-A1-30 (Reply 8):
No, those are definetely V2528-D5s... And also, the MD80s have 1 window between window exits and the MD90 has 2

I stand corrected.

Thank you.


User currently offlineBennett123 From United Kingdom, joined Aug 2004, 7433 posts, RR: 3
Reply 10, posted (6 years 7 months 2 weeks 2 days 13 hours ago) and read 6153 times:

There seemed to be all smoke and no fire.

Also not clear if engine or tail (APU?) fire?.

I wound say it looked fixable. However if they sell off the MD90, it could provide a parts source.


User currently offlineQatarA340 From Qatar, joined May 2006, 1802 posts, RR: 6
Reply 11, posted (6 years 7 months 2 weeks 2 days 12 hours ago) and read 5743 times:

I am surprised the fire people didnt come sooner!


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User currently offlineUnited787 From United States of America, joined May 2005, 2687 posts, RR: 1
Reply 12, posted (6 years 7 months 2 weeks 2 days 11 hours ago) and read 4942 times:



Quoting Steeler83 (Reply 5):
Was it like Uncle Buck?

I saw that seen being filmed when everyone ducted because of the backfire!


User currently offlineSCUMBAG From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 13, posted (6 years 7 months 2 weeks 2 days 10 hours ago) and read 4786 times:

Stupid pax !!! hanging around to taste the bits of exploding jet? Next time take a camel people! They don't explode when fumes pour out of thier behind. WTF were these people doing? even moving closer to get a better view!

User currently offlineHangarRat From United States of America, joined Jul 2005, 633 posts, RR: 0
Reply 14, posted (6 years 7 months 2 weeks 2 days 10 hours ago) and read 4764 times:



Quoting Bennett123 (Reply 10):
There seemed to be all smoke and no fire.

Where there's smoke, there's combustion...



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User currently offlineAirfoilsguy From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 15, posted (6 years 7 months 2 weeks 2 days 8 hours ago) and read 3463 times:

Looks like the camera man was on crack.

User currently offlineToni_ From Cape Verde, joined Apr 2002, 93 posts, RR: 0
Reply 16, posted (6 years 7 months 2 weeks 2 days 8 hours ago) and read 3168 times:

First time I hear/read something about this. Good thing it didn't escalate.

Quoting Airfoilsguy (Reply 15):
Looks like the camera man was on crack.

...... "Yeah why didn't he climb in the belly to get his tripod out of his suitcase to provide us with some steady images"  Yeah sure

Come on, give the man a break. He just walked off an airplane that is on fire!


User currently offlineViscount630 From United Kingdom, joined Mar 2005, 235 posts, RR: 0
Reply 17, posted (6 years 7 months 2 weeks 2 days 7 hours ago) and read 2870 times:
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And they all obviously stopped to grab their oversized hand baggage! The idiots were lucky the fire didn't spread and fry the lot of them. What were the F/As thinking???


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User currently offlineB777ER From United States of America, joined Jun 2004, 548 posts, RR: 0
Reply 18, posted (6 years 7 months 2 weeks 2 days 6 hours ago) and read 2330 times:

Hmmm...seems like just another normal day is the desert over there.

User currently offlineBennett123 From United Kingdom, joined Aug 2004, 7433 posts, RR: 3
Reply 19, posted (6 years 7 months 2 weeks 2 days 6 hours ago) and read 2061 times:

What FA, I did not see any crew.

User currently offlineSoups From Ghana, joined Jun 2004, 3438 posts, RR: 14
Reply 20, posted (6 years 7 months 2 weeks 2 days 4 hours ago) and read 1755 times:

Looks like the passengers took their baggage with them as well


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