Date: June 8th, 1995
Type: DC-9-32
Registration: - N908VJ
Operator: ValueJet
Where: Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Report No.: Not Available
Report Date: -
Pages: -

This is not an accident investigation report.

On 8th June 1995 flight 597 a ValueJet McDonnell Douglas DC9-32 encountered an engine fire on take-off. Fatigue in the compressor disk caused the engine to disintegrate and catch fire. Parts from the damaged engine penetrated into the cabin causing a cabin fire.

[Picture of ValueJet on fire]