NTSB Identification: NYC92IA129.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 47514.
Scheduled 14 CFR TRANS WORLD AIRLINES
Incident occurred Saturday, June 27, 1992 in JAMICA, NY
Probable Cause Approval Date: 05/26/1993
Aircraft: BOEING 767-231ER, registration: N602TW
Injuries: 195 Uninjured.
NTSB investigators used data provided by various sources and may not have traveled in support of this investigation to prepare this aircraft incident report.
THE BOEING 767 WAS CLIMBING THROUGH 1000 FEET AFTER TAKEOFF WHEN THERE WAS AN UNCONTAINED FAILURE OF THE RIGHT ENGINE. THE ENGINE WAS SHUT DOWN AND THE AIRPLANE RETURNED FOR AN OVERWEIGHT LANDING. EXAMINATION OF THE ENGINE REVEALED THAT THREE VANES IN THE FIFTH STAGE LOW PRESSURE TURBINE HAD FAILED DUE TO FATIGUE. ENGINE DEBRIS CAUSED MINOR DAMAGE TO THE LOWER WING, FUSELAGE, LANDING GEAR DOORS, AND WING FLAPS ON THE RIGHT SIDE OF THE AIRPLANE.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this incident to be: THE FAILURE OF THE FIFTH STAGE LOW PRESSURE TURBINE VANES DUE TO FATIGUE.
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