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Last updated: 27 October 2016
Datum:woensdag 7 juni 2000
Type:Silhouette image of generic B762 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 767-241ER
Registratie: PP-VNN
Constructienummer: 23803/161
Bouwjaar: 1987-01-04 (13 years 5 months)
Aantal vlieguren:49134
Aantal vluchten:20212
Motoren: 2 General Electric CF6-80C2B2
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 13
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 178
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 191
Schade: Groot
Gevolgen: Repaired
Plaats:São Paulo-Guarulhos International Airport, SP (GRU) (   Brazilië)
Fase: Start (TOF)
Soort vlucht:Internationale lijnvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:São Paulo-Guarulhos International Airport, SP (GRU/SBGR), Brazilië
Vliegveld van aankomst:Lima-Jorge Chávez International Airport (LIM/SPIM), Peru
Vluchtnummer: 886
Varig Flight 886 to Lima, Peru, experienced an uncontained failure of the HPC stage 3-9 spool in the No. 2 (right) General Electric CF6-80C2B2 engine during takeoff. The flight crew reported that at a speed of about 60 knots, they heard a loud bang. They rejected the takeoff and stopped the airplane on the runway. The copilot opened the right-side cockpit window to look out and advised the pilot that there was a fire around the right main landing gear. The flight crew reported that they then attempted to taxi clear of the fire but stopped the airplane on the runway again when they realized it was the engine that was on fire and ordered an evacuation. Although the flight crew discharged both fire bottles into the No. 2 engine nacelle, the fire continued until it was extinguished by airport fire department personnel.

Contributing factors (translated from Portuguese):
Material factor
(1) Design Deficiency - Contributed
The inspection by penetrating liquid, scheduled to be executed on the HPC stage 3-9 spool, failed to ensure the detection of cracks caused by DTF ("Dwell-Time Fatigue"), such as that caused the failure in this accident.
(2) Deficiency manufacturing - Contributed
The HPC stages 3-9 spool failure occurred because the existence of an area of quasi-cleavage, originating from the manufacturing process of the same.

» NTSB Safety Recommendation A-00-104
» FAA Airworthiness Directive 2001-10-07

Official accident investigation report
investigating agency: Centro de Investigação e Prevenção de Acidentes Aeronáuticos (CENIPA) - Brazil
report status: Final
report number: Final report
report released:23 December 2003
duration of investigation: 3 years and 7 months
download report: Final report


FAA issued 1 Airworthiness Directive
NTSB issued 1 Safety Recommendation

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Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen São Paulo-Guarulhos International Airport, SP en Lima-Jorge Chávez International Airport bedraagt 3463 km (2164 miles).

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