NTSB Identification: ENG09WA006
Incident occurred Friday, May 01, 2009 in Guayaquil, Ecuador
Aircraft: BOEING 757-236, registration:
Injuries: Unavailable

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

On May 1, 2009, 1315 local time, a AEROGAL Boeing 757, powered by Rolls-Royce RB211-535E4 engines experienced a compressor stall after takeoff from the Simon Bolivar International, Guayaquil Ecuador. While climbing through 700 feet, the pilot heard a noise similar to a compressor stall. The engine rotor speeds (N1 and N2) increased rapidly with a increase in exhaust gas temperature up to 949°C. The pilot executed engine failure procedure and reduced power to 1.3 EPR. Vibration was reduced significantly. Landed with no further incident about 10,000 pounds overweight.

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

Dirección General de Aviación Civil
Departamento de Seguridad de Vuelo
Buenos Aires 149 y Av. 10 de Agosto
Casilla 2077

Tel.: (593) 2-544-274
Fax: (593) 2-563-995
Telex: 22710 DACUIO ED

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

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