NTSB Identification: ENG08WA024
Incident occurred Monday, March 03, 2008 in Cusco, Peru
Aircraft: Boeing 737-217, registration:
Injuries: 54 Uninjured.
This is preliminary information, subject to change, and may contain errors. The foreign authority was the source of this information.
On March 3, 2008, at 12:48 local, an AeroCondor Boeing 737-217, registered in Peru as OB-1843-P, had a rejected takeoff at Aeropuerto Velasco Astete, Cusco, Peru. According to the Peruvian CIAA's report, the pilots rejected the takeoff at around 70 knots after they heard a loud explosion from the No. 2 engine. The report further stated that the damage to the engine was contained. Boeing 737-200 airplanes are equipped with Pratt & Whitney JT8D engines.
The investigation is under the direction of the Republic of Peru.
For further information, contact:
Comision de Investigacion de Accidentes de Aviacion (CIAA)
Direccion General de Aeronautica Civil
Avenida Jiron Zorritos 1203, Lima 1 Peru Central: 6157800
Telephone: (511) 315-7800
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