Avianca A320 at Bogota on Mar 11th 2015, rejected takeoff due to engine &quot;explosion&quot;
Last Update: March 25, 2015 / 19:52:46 GMT/Zulu time
The French BEA reported in their weekly bulletin quoting Colombian Authorities, that the engine "presented explosion below 50% N1". Following the rejected takeoff a visual inspection of the engine showed no damage to the inlet, no traces of fire or damage was detected at the surfaces, however, damage to the high pressure turbine was found. Colombia's Accident Investigation Board rated the occurrence a serious incident and opened an investigation.
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