Jump to Content
Download Final Report
[ Download PDF: 13KB]
The crew advised that the number one engine experienced an uncommanded excelleration to about 84% NI, as the thrust levers were advanced on final approach to land. The engine was shutdown in accordance with the requirements of the non-normal check list. The approach was continued for a normal landing. Post flight examination traced the problem to a fault in the fuel flow regulator. The regulator was replaced and after carrying out the appropriate ground runs, the aircraft returned to service without further incident.
Download Final Report
[ Download PDF: 13KB]
General details
Date: 21 August 1997 Investigation status: Completed 
Time: 11:47 EST  
 Investigation type: Occurrence Investigation 
Release date: 06 July 1998 Occurrence class: Operational 
Report status: Final Occurrence category: Incident 
Aircraft details
Aircraft manufacturer: The Boeing Company 
Aircraft model: 747-238B 
Aircraft registration: VH-EBQ 
Sector: Jet 
Damage to aircraft: Nil 
Departure point:Brisbane Qld
Destination:Cairns Qld
Share this page Provide feedback on this investigation
Last update 28 October 2014