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Fiji Link ATR 72 in engine fire incident

Fijian authorities are investigating an incident in which a Fiji Link ATR 72-600 experienced an in-flight engine fire shortly after takeoff from Nadi enroute to Suva.

The airline says that the crew operating the aircraft, registered DQ-FJX, were alerted to an engine fire and activated the extinguishing system before returning the aircraft to Nadi.

Nobody was injured during the incident, and the Civil Aviation Authority of Fiji has commenced an investigation.

Flight Fleets Analyzer shows that the ATR 72 was built in 2014 and is owned by Fiji Airways.

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