As the landing gear was being retracted, he felt a slight hesitation and mild backfire with the left engine.
And I heard this - it was a shot, but it sounded like a backfire .
I handled that okay, but it just so happened that a farmer was running a tractor nearby and managed to produce a loud backfire just as we reached the stream.
‘It sounded like a backfire - and then somebody hooted and shouted to me to hop out of the vehicle as it was on fire,’ she said.
That's when we lit a backfire , which the raging combination fire drew toward itself automatically.
However, just a few days later the aircraft suffered serious damage following a fire started by an engine backfire .
My legs were JeIl-O when I walked away from them, and a passing car's backfire nearly stopped my heart.
On the battlefield, this engine produced a loud backfire when starting, instantly drawing enemy fire.
Since the ships were used to being heated up, a sudden blast of hot air on a cold engine could backfire the engine or even destroy vital components.
Ironically it was a backfire , set to contain the prescribed burn, that was caught by unexpected wind gusts and roared out of control.