ENG09WA006
ENG09WA006

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
Quito
Ecuador

Tel.: (593) 2-544-274
Fax: (593) 2-563-995
AFTN: SEQUYAX
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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