Re: Loss of an engine

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Date:         04 Jan 95 00:40:58 
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>the exhaust gas temperature pegged at the bottom of the scale.   If the
>engine were to seperate from the aircraft the indications would be identical.

Not necessarily. Could be pegged high or low, might even give a
semi-normal indication - all depends on how the wiring is damaged when the
engine departs. For example, an open circuit on an oil temp indication
system (727/737) results in pegged high indication, a short gives you
pegged low.

In any event, isn't an EGT gauge that is pegged low a very unusual
indication for an engine that has just been shutdown?