On November 27, 2001, a Qantas 767-238, Australian registration VH-EAQ, experienced a loss of power in the No. 1 engine. While the airplane was climbing through 17,000 feet, the crew heard a loud bang and shutdown the No. 1 engine. Examination of the engine after landing revealed damage to the fan blades and cowl.

The investigation is under the jurisdiction of the government of Australia. Further information pertaining to this accident 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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