NTSB Identification: MIA83IA043
Scheduled 14 CFR Part 121: Air Carrier operation of EASTERN AIRLINES, INC.
Incident occurred Monday, December 06, 1982 in SARASOTA, FL
Probable Cause Approval Date: 12/06/1983
Aircraft: BOEING 727-225, registration: N8871Z
Injuries: 21 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.

CATASTROPHIC FAILURE OF THE NR 2 ENGINE OCCURRED DRG TKOF ROLL. TKOF WAS ABORTED AND THE AIRCRAFT WAS STOPPED ON THE RUNWAY. THERE WAS NO FIRE ALTHOUGH ENGINE PARTS PENETRATED THE ENGINE CASE AND COWLING SEVERING COIL AND HYDRAULIC LINES AND ELECTRICAL WIRES AND PENETRATED THE AFT FUSELAGE AND CAUSED FOD TO NR 3 ENGINE. ACFT WAS TAXIED TO GATE WHERE PASSENGERS DEPLANED NORMALLY. EXAMINATION OF NR 2 ENGINE REVEALED FATIGUE FAILURE OF FIRST STAGE COMPRESSOR BLADE. EVIDENCE OF PREVIOUS FOD AT FATIGUE ORIGINATION SITE.

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this incident to be:

COMPRESSOR ASSEMBLY,FORWARD FAN..FOREIGN OBJECT DAMAGE

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this incident to be:

COMPRESSOR ASSEMBLY,FORWARD FAN..FATIGUE


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