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On July 27, 2009, an Air Nostrum Bombardier Canadair Regional Jet(CRJ)-200, powered by two General Electric CF34-3B1 turbofan engines, experienced a fan blade separation below the blade platform during the takeoff climb from the Barcelona El Prat De Llobregat airport (BCN), Spain. According to the flight crew, a loud bang was heard followed by severe vibration and a No. 1 engine fire warning. The airplane was returned to Barcelona for an uneventful landing. The fire warning continued for 9 minutes and 39 seconds as the the airplane returned to BCN and ceased as the airplane approached the airport. The airplane landed safely, stopped on taxiway, and passengers evacuated without injury.

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

Comisión de Investigación de Accidentes e Incidentes de Aviación Civil
Ministerio de Fomento
C\Fruela, 6 — 1a planta
28011 Madrid
Spain

Tel.: (34) 91 597 89 60
E-mail: ciaiac@mfom.es
Fax: (34) 91 463 55 35
AFTN: LEACYAYX
Telex: 27702 CIAIR E
Website: http://www.mfom.es/ciaiac



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

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