A93Q0242-Cabin Fire - Northwest Airlines - Montreal International (Dorval) Airport -28 November 1993

Synopsis

Immediately after push-back, a fire was noticed in an overhead stowage bin in the aft portion of the cabin. The fire was extinguished by the crew and the aircraft was evacuated. Some passengers sustained minor injuries.

The Board could not determine the cause of the fire; however, all evidence indicates that the fire was not accidental.

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