On May 1, 2005, a Club Air British Aerospace BAE-146-200 airplane, registered in Italy as I-FLRI, experienced an uncontained release of turbine material from the No. 2 engine, a Honeywell ALF502R-5 turbofan, as the airplane was climbing through 15,000 feet near Verona, Italy. The airplane was enroute from Florence, Italy to Tirana, Albania. The pilots stated that as there were climbing through 15,000 feet, they heard a noise and felt a vibration from the engine. The pilots further reported that the performed the engine fire/severed damage checklist procedures and diverted to Verona for an uneventful three-engine landing.

The investigation of this incident is under the jurisdiction of the Agenzia Nazionale per la Sicurezza del Volo (ANSV). This report is for information purposes only and contains information that was released by or obtained from the Government of Italy. Further information pertaining to this incident may be obtained from:

Agenzia Nazionale per la Sicurezza del Volo
Via A. Benigni, 53-00156
Rome, Italy

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