Date & Time: Feb 8, 2006 at 0001 LT
Type of aircraft:
Douglas DC-8
Operator:
Registration:
N748UP
Flight Type:
Cargo
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Atlanta-Philadelphie
MSN:
45948
YOM:
1967
Flight number:
UPS1307
Crew on board:
3
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
0
Captain / Total flying hours:
25000
Captain / Total hours on type:
16000
Copilot / Total flying hours:
7500
Copilot / Total hours on type:
2100
Aircraft flight hours:
67676
Circumstances:
On final approach, crew informed ATC that a smoke warning light came on. The aircraft landed normally but stopped in flames on runway 27R. All three occupants escaped without any injury. Fire fighters extinguished the fire at 04:00LT. The aircraft was partially destroyed by fire.
Probable cause: