engine compartment

engine compartment

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The area of an aircraft in which the engine and its components and accessories are located.
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Rabat Two Moroccan teenagers were found by Irish police hidden in the engine compartment of a bus connecting London to Dublin.According to the Irish Mirror, the bus driver had alerted the police "gardai" attached to immigration when he arrived at Dublin Port.
Passengers had to be evacuated from a public bus after a fire broke out in the engine compartment.
Behind is a new Lexan rear screen, which showcases the engine compartment and also brings a modern twist to the most distinctive design element from Ferrari's most famous V8, the F40.
The vehicle was left as a burnt out shell on the side of the road Video footage taken from the scene shows flames coming from within the vehicle, while the engine compartment appears at first to be unaffected.
The automaker is recalling the vehicles because the fuel tube is prone to leaking and igniting an engine compartment fire.
They added: "Operations Control mobilised three fire engines to the incident and firefighters extinguished the small fire within the engine compartment.
Criminal Opinion   Seizure Plain View; Engine Compartment Where an officer found a small bag of drugs when he looked down into the open engine compartment of a car that the defendant was working on at the time, the defendant did not have a reasonable expectation of privacy in an area of the car that he had left exposed to anyone walking by, so the District Court properly denied a motion to suppress.
The driver and a passenger jumped out of the vehicles to find debris from the engine on the road and the engine compartment on fire.
The children, understood to be from Egglescliffe School, were travelling through Hildon Park, in the Broom Hill area of Ingleby Barwick when a fire broke out in the engine compartment.
Case investigator SFO1 Katherine Apostol said the fire started at the bus' engine compartment at the back and did not reach the interior of the bus.