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Type: Local Air Safety Information
Notice Date: Monday, December 4, 2017
Notice Number: NOTC7520
Special Notice - Fuel Contamination
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Monday, December 31, 2018

THE FAA HAS DETERMINED THE FUEL CONTAMINATION THAT HAS BEEN REFERENCED IN RECENT NOTICES WAS AN EVENT ISOLATED TO EPPLEY FIELD, OMAHA, NE (KOMA) BETWEEN NOV 16 AND 21 AND INVOLVED AS MANY AS 56 MILITARY AND CIVILIAN AIRCRAFT. AN INVESTIGATION HAS RESULTED IN THE SPECIFIC IDENTIFICATION OF THE CAUSE AND THE SPECIFIC AIRCRAFT INVOLVED. THE FAA IS ALSO INQUIRING INTO AIRCRAFT FUELED DURING THE PERIOD NOV. 22-27. BASED ON PRESENT EVIDENCE, THE FAA BELIEVES THE CAUSE OF THE CONTAMINATION WAS A PROCEDURAL ERROR. THE FAA HAS DETERMINED THE FUEL CONTAMINATION EVENT AT KOMA HAS BEEN RESOLVED AND ANTICIPATE NO FURTHER SPECIAL NOTICES WILL BE ISSUED ON THE KOMA FUEL CONTAMINATION INCIDENT.