NTSB Identification: ENG03RA003
Incident occurred Sunday, November 24, 2002 in Hobart,Tasmania, Australia
Aircraft: Boeing 717, registration:
Injuries: Unavailable

This is preliminary information, subject to change, and may contain errors. The foreign authority was the source of this information.

On November 24, 2002, at about 2223 UTC, a Boeing 717-200, registered in Australia as VH-VQC, and operated by Impulse Airlines as Qantas Link, had an uncommanded in-flight shutdown of the No. 1 (left) engine, a Rolls-Royce Deutschland BR715, while the airplane was downwind for landing at Hobart, Tasmania, Australia. At about 1,500 feet above ground level, the No. 1 engine lost power. The airplane continued to the airport for an uneventful single-engine landing.

The investigation is under the jurisdiction of the government of Australia. Further information pertaining to this incident may be obtained from:

Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB)
P.O. Box 967, Civic Square
Canberra A.C.T. 2608

Tel.: (61) 2 6274-6464
(61) 2 6257-4150
E-mail: atsbinfo@atsb.gov.au
Fax: (61) 2 6274-6474
Website: http://www.atsb.gov.au

This report is for informational purposes only and contains only information obtained for, or released by, the government of Australia.

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