AAIB: Turbine Blade Failure Behind Thomas Cook A330 Abort

The highly publicized failure of the right engine of a Thomas Cook Airbus A330-200 (G-OMYT) taking off from Manchester, England, on June 24 was caused by the failure of a single turbine blade in the high-pressure section of the Rolls-Royce Trent 700 turbofan. Observers at Manchester caught the high...

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