Saturday, June 16, 2007

Mesa CRJ has APU fire in flight

MesaAccording to a preliminary report by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), a Mesa Airlines CRJ-200 experienced an APU fire on June 3, 2007. The crew declared an emergency, but the fire was extinguished prior to landing. Flight 2844 landed safely at Phoenix and taxied to the gate without further incident. No injuries were reported. Damage to the aircraft was listed as "unknown" in the FAA incident report.