NTSB Identification: ENG06WA030
Incident occurred Wednesday, August 02, 2006 in Shenzhen, China, China
Aircraft: AIRBUS A320, registration:
Injuries: Unavailable

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

On August 2, 2006, the flight crew of a China Southern Airlines Airbus A320-232, registration number B-2369, powered by two International Aero Engines (IAE) V2527-A5 turbofan engines, heard a bang, noticed the exhaust gas temperature gage in the 'red' and received an Electronic Centralized Aircraft Monitor (ECAM) indication “ENG 2 EGT OVERLIMIT” shortly after takeoff from Shenzhen Baoan Airport (SZX) when passing 800 feet. The flight crew initiated an air turn back and a successful landing was made with no injuries. Initial inspection indicated that material was lost at some leading and trailing edges of the stage 1 rotor blades of High Pressure Turbine (HPT). Two blades of stage 2 vane of the HPT were fractured and material was missing on another two blades.

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

General Administration of Civil Aviation of China
155 Dongsi Street West
Beijing 100710

Tel.: (86) 10 6401 2233
Fax: (86) 10 6401 4104 / 6918
Telex: 22101 CAXT CN
Cable: 22101 CAXTCN

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

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