NTSB Opens Report on 767 Engine Failure Accident

The board opened the public docket on the investigation into the October 2016 engine failure on a commercial jetliner.

The National Transportation Safety Board has opened the public docket on the investigation into the October 2016 uncontained engine failure on an American Airlines commercial jetliner in Chicago. The docket releases more than 500 pages of information.

The accident occurred when the Boeing 767-300 experienced a right engine failure and fire during takeoff at Chicago O'Hare International Airport. The flight crew aborted the takeoff and the plane stopped on the runway. An emergency evacuation took place, with only one of the 161 passengers and nine crew members on board receiving serious injuries.

The docket includes the transcript of the cockpit voice recorder, interview summaries, reports, a video of the evacuation, and more.

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