Piper PA-34-200T Seneca II, G-BOCG, 15 February 2012

Piper PA-34-200T Seneca II, G-BOCG


During the approach, wisps of smoke were seen to come from the area of the cabin heater selector switch. The system was isolated, the cabin fire extinguisher was discharged and the aircraft made an uneventful landing. The source of the smoke, and acrid smell, was an overheated and partially melted electrical connector.

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