Khors A320 near Heraklion on May 21st 2013, engine trouble
Last Update: July 12, 2013 / 16:11:34 GMT/Zulu time
In July 2013 Ukraine's Ministry of Transport reported in their monthly bulletin, that crew received a "ENG1 COMPRESSOR VANE" message while climbing through 1500 feet. Following the message the crew heard a loud bang and the left engine's (V2500) exhaust gas temperature rose. The crew shut the engine down and returned to Heraklion. The investigation found that one of the fuel pumps had failed leading to incorrect operation of the stator vanes at the high pressure compressor.
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