NTSB Probes V2500 Engine Failure on A319

 - October 21, 2013, 12:10 PM

The NTSB is investigating the October 15 failure of an International Aero Engines V2500 engine aboard a Spirit Airlines Airbus A319 20 minutes after takeoff en route from Dallas to Atlanta. An initial investigation of the A319 determined the failure was contained within the engine’s outer casing. The aircraft landed safely.