A Korean Airlines Boeing 747 airplane powered by a P&W PW4056 engine experienced a high power surge during take off roll, uncommanded auto shutdown, and a rejected takeoff (RTO). Initial inspections reveal extensive damage to 5th & 6th HPC stages and significant 4th stage LPC rotor blade damage.

The occurrence is being investigated by the Republic of Korea ARACIB. Further information pertaining to this event may be obtained from:

Aviation and Railway Accident Investigation Board
281, Gonghang-Dong, Gangseo-Gu, Seoul, Rep of Korea
Zip: 157-815
Tel. +82 2 6096 1023
Fax. +82 2 6096 103

This report is for information purposes only and contains only information obtained for , or released by, the Government of the Republic of Korea

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