Preliminary Accident Reports

May 2003 Issue

February 13, Fort Lauderdale, Fla. / Cessna Citation

At about 2000 eastern time, a Cessna 500 suffered an uncontained failure of the right engine during the takeoff roll from runway 09 at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport. The two pilots aboard were not injured. The pilot said they were repositioning the airplane to Miami. As the engines spooled up for takeoff, he heard a bang and saw the fan fly past the right windown. He aborted the takeoff and taxied back to the ramp....

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