Preventing Engine Run-Up Incidents

Several safety initiatives have been launched at international level to tackle safety challenges related to ground maintenance operations. ATR was informed in 2018 and 2019 of major ground incidents linked to engine run-up maintenance tests.
Fortunately, no fatalities were linked to these events but major damage were reported and 3 ATR aircraft were declared beyond economical repair (hull loss).
This article is about preventing the re-occurrence of such incidents by sharing best practices.

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