Created Monday, Nov 22nd 2021 17:43Z, last updated Monday, Nov 22nd 2021 17:43Z
A Voyager Aviation Canadair CRJ-200, registration C-GIXT performing flight VC-200
from North Bay,ON to Muskoka,ON (Canada) with 2 crew, was climbing out of North Bay when the right hand engine (CF34) failed at about 8000 feet MSL indicated by a rapid ITT rise and a compressor stall. The crew worked the severe engine damaage checklist and shut the engine down. The aircraft returned to North Bay for a safe landing on runway 26. Emergency services confirmed there was no fire or smoke, the aircraft subsequently taxied to the apron.
The Canadian TSB reported the aircraft had undergone a heavy maintenance check just prior to the flight. Following the flight the engine intake variable guide vanes were found in full open position. The operator is investigating the occurrence.
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