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The ATSB is investigating an engine malfunction involving a Regional Express (Rex) SAAB 340, VH-RXS, near Dubbo, New South Wales, on 23 March 2017.

After departure, the flight crew observed unusual indications and detected vibrations from the right engine. The flight crew shut the engine down and returned to Dubbo. There were no injuries and the aircraft sustained damage to the engine.

As part of the investigation, the ATSB will interview the flight crew and gather additional information.

A report will be released within several months.

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