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  • Uncontained #2 engine failure takes out #1 too

    Luckily, there was a #3 and #4 too...

    A SA Airline Avro RJ-85, registration ZS-ASW performing flight 4L-8103/SA-8103 from Harare (Zimbabwe) to Johannesburg (South Africa) with 34 passengers and 4 crew, was enroute nearing the top of descent towards Johannesburg when the #2 engine (LF507, inboard left hand) suffered an uncontained failure ejecting parts of the hot section and turbine towards the #1 engine (outboard left hand) causing the engine to fail, too.

    The airline reported : "At no point was the safety of the passengers or crew in jeopardy.
    Right. Especially when the rain of shrapnel went to the left by chance, instead of going to the right...

    http://avherald.com/h?article=4b0cd2f0&opt=0

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