The ATSB is investigating an engine failure during take-off involving a Bombardier Dash 8-315, registered VH-ZZE, at Darwin Airport, on 11 November 2019.
After applying take-off power and before brakes release, the aircraft’s number 2 engine failed. The take-off was aborted.
As part of the investigation, the ATSB will interview directly involved parties and obtain other relevant information, including recorded data.
A report will be released at the end of the investigation. Should a critical safety issue be identified during the course of the investigation, the ATSB will immediately notify relevant stakeholders so appropriate and timely safety action can be taken
|Date:||11 November 2019||Investigation status:||Active|
|Investigation level:||Short - click for an explanation of investigation levels|
|Location:||Darwin Airport||Investigation phase:||Evidence collection|
|State:||Northern Territory||Occurrence type:||Engine failure or malfunction|
|Report status:||Pending||Highest injury level:||None|
|Anticipated completion:||2nd Quarter 2020|
|Aircraft manufacturer||Bombardier Inc|
|Type of operation||Aerial Work|
|Damage to aircraft||Substantial|
|Departure point||Darwin, Northern Territory|
|Destination||Darwin, Northern Territory|