Forgotten screwdriver tip triggered Jetstar A320 engine failure

An investigation by the Australian Transportation Safety Bureau discovered the tool may have been in the engine for more than 100 flights    

An Airbus A320-232, operated by Jetstar Airways, was forced to reject its take-off at Brisbane after the pilots noticed vibration and a ‘popping’ noise, a report by the Australian Transportation Safety Bureau has found. 

The investiga

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