After engine start, flames were seen by witnesses outside the aircraft around the lower cowling. They alerted the pilot, who shut down the engine and evacuated the aircraft along with his passenger. The fire was extinguished by a witness using a hand-held BCF extinguisher. The fire was caused by overpriming of the engine.
Piper PA-28-161 Cherokee Warrior III, G-CEXO 05-16
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