On December 17, 2009, a Boeing B747-200F airplane, Reg. 9V-JEB, operated by Jett8 Cargo, experienced a commanded engine in-flight shutdown and air turn back to Changi Airport, Singapore,following an uncontained LPT failure of its No. 4 GE CF6-50 engine, at about 7000 ft. Post-event airplane inspection found impact damage to the lower RH wing/pylon, aft RH cargo door, and vertical stabilizer, and that the aft end of the No. 4 engine was missing all components aft of the S3 nozzles. No injuries were reported.

This accident is being investigated by Singapore's Air Accident Investigation Bureau (AAIB).

Investigator in Charge: Mr. Chow Wan Chong
Air Accident Investigation Bureau
#048-058 Passenger Terminal Building 2
Singapore Changi Airport
Republic of Singapore

AAIB postal address:
Changi Airport Post Office
P O Box 1005
Singapore 918155
Republic of Singapore

AAIB website:

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

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