Accident Airbus A321-231 G-MIDL, 01 Aug 2008
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 22528
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Time:11:07 AM
Type:Silhouette image of generic A321 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Airbus A321-231
Owner/operator:British Midland Airways - BMA
Registration: G-MIDL
MSN: 1174
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 199
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:CRZ FL350 LIS FIR -   Portugal
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Nottingham Airport (NQT), UK
Destination airport:Tenerife, Canarias Islands
Investigating agency: GPIAA Portugal
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Precautionary landing following engine problems.

The investigation concluded that the incident on G-MIDL had its cause in the #2 engine HPC deterioration due to HPC stage 6 rotor airfoils and stator vanes impact damage originated by hard FOD ingestion. These circumstances caused an HPC loss of efficiency with increasing distress resulting in a stall.


Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: GPIAA Portugal
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report

Revision history:

14-Aug-2008 23:48 jorgetadeu7 Added
20-May-2020 14:10 KagurazakaHanayo Updated [Registration, Total occupants, Location, Source, Narrative]
20-May-2020 14:12 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Accident report, ]

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