Botswana AT72 at Johannesburg on Dec 30th 2021, engine fire indication
Last Update: January 27, 2022 / 20:07:19 GMT/Zulu time
On Jan 27th 2022 South Africa's CAA released their preliminary report reporting the engine recieved sheared guidevanes and suffered damage to the exhaust/jet pipe, the HBV (Handbling Bleed Valve) electrical connector received damage, too.
The SACAA stated: "The QAR data revealed that the engine parameter fluctuations are consistent with mechanical damage within the engine. The fluctuations led to important engine vibrations which caused some of the debris to cut the HBV connector and the jet pipe."
The investigation is ongoing.
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