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Old 13th Mar 2020, 11:11
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Peter Fanelli
 
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Originally Posted by DaveReidUK View Post
Not forgetting the 2001 Denver accident where a fuel coupling failed and the resulting fuel mist ignited, resulting in fatal injuries to the refueller.
I have in the past operated a number of trucks of the type involved in that accident as well as older models of the same truck.
Often while sitting up on the deck refueling aircraft I wondered about the wisdom of the switch from normally aspirated
Caterpillar V8 engines to the turbocharged six cylinder engines for a fuel truck. On a long fill the turbo would get quite hot.
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