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Damage to a fan blade on an engine that failed on a United Airlines Boeing 777 flight is consistent with metal fatigue, says the chair of the US air accident investigator.
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News video: 'Metal Fatigue' A Factor In United Airlines Flight 328 Engine Failure

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In a virtual news update on Monday night, the National Transportation Safety Board says they believe metal fatigue played a role in the engine explosion on United Airlines Flight 328.

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