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ATSB releases report on Qantas Boeing 747 uncontained engine failure
17 April 2012

ATSB releases report on Qantas Boeing 747 uncontained engine failure

17 April 2012

The Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) released its investigation report on a serious incident in which a a Qantas Boeing 747-438 aircraft suffered an uncontained engine failure shortly after departure from San Francisco, CA (SFO). On 30 August 2010 at approximately 23:30 Pacific Daylight Time, a Qantas Boeing 747-438 aircraft, registered VH-OJP, departed San Francisco […]

Report: Wrong engine shut down following engine failure on Jetstream 41 caused Durban crash

7 October 2011

Investigators of the South African CAA released the final report of their investigation into the cause of a September 2009 fatal accident involving a Jetstream 41 twin turboprop airplane at Durban. The aircraft commenced its take off roll from runway 06 at Durban (DUR) and shortly before it became airborne a catastrophic failure occurred in the nr.2 […]

EASA issues emergency AD on Trent engines following Qantas A380 engine failure

11 November 2010

The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) issued an Emergency Airworthiness Directive (AD) for Rolls Royce RB211 Trent 900 series engines following a recent incident involving  such an engine on a Qantas A380. The incident happened on November 4, 2010 when engine nr 2. on a Qantas Airbus A380, VH-OQA, suffered an uncontained failure shortly after takeoff from Singapore. […]

Four recent uncontained engine failure events prompt NTSB to issue urgent safety recommendations to FAA

28 May 2010

The National Transportation Safety Board issued two urgent safety recommendations to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) following four recent events in which the aircraft experienced an uncontained engine failure of its GE CF6-45/50 series engine. The first recommendation asks that the FAA require operators of aircraft equipped with a particular model engine to immediately perform […]