Incident: AVRO RJ 100, G-BXAR, SE Dublin,18 May 2001:Report No 2003-008

SYNOPSIS

The aircraft took off from Dublin for London Gatwick.  40 NM south east of Dublin, after passing Flight Level (FL)170 and accelerating through 290 kt, part of No 2 engine cowling separated from the aircraft and fell into the Irish Sea.  The aircraft returned to Dublin.

Occurrence Date: 
Friday, 18 May, 2001
Report Date: 
Wednesday, 23 July, 2003