LET L-410 UVP-E Turbolet, OK-ASA, 5 November 2012

LET L-410 UVP-E Turbolet, OK-ASA


The aircraft was just airborne from Runway 26 at Isle of Man Airport when there was a sudden, very loud noise. Suspecting an engine failure, the commander closed the throttles and landed ahead on the remaining runway. Examination after the incident revealed that the left engine had sustained damage to the gas generator and power turbine stages, caused by a broken balance plug released from the centrifugal compressor disc.

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