On 21 December 1991, at 1646 hours Eastern Summer Time, a Boeing 737-376, VH-TAJ,
operating a scheduled passenger service, landed at Sydney (Ktngsford Smith) Airport,
Shortly after reverse thrust was selected, a failure occurred in the right engine. The aircraft
veered abruptly from the runway centreline and oscillated laterally before being stabilised.
Two .flight attendants who were in forward facing seats in the rear of the aircraft received
minor injuries during the aircraft deceleration, when their restraint system permitted
excessive lateral movement.
The investigation determined that the right engine failed .following the. ingestion of a thrust
reverser cascade, which had detached as a result of a fatigue failure of; the mounting
flange. The flight attendants' seat and restraint system did not comply with applicable
Australian design requirements.