OTSI SAFETY ADVISORY: Risk of air conditioning system electrical fires on buses

The Office of Transport Safety Investigations (OTSI) recently conducted a preliminary  investigation into a bus fire at Macarthur Square on 16 August 2021. The bus was severely damaged by fire, likely the result of an electrical fault within the air-conditioning (A/C) system.

OTSI has today released the Safety Advisory below which provides details of the incident and key points for operators to consider when assessing the risks relative to their fleet.

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