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British Aerospace RJ100 Tailpipe Fire On Start up

Prior to starting the second engine on an aircraft with an unserviceable APU, the engine RPM was not increased on the operating engine, as required. Once the start was initiated, the increased load on the operating generator resulted in the operating engine going into a sub-idle condition. The engine was then over-fuelled and the result was a jet-pipe fire, which was reported to the flight crew by a ground handler...

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