Damage to a fan blade on an engine that failed on a United Airlines Boeing 777 flight is consistent with metal fatigue, based on a preliminary assessment, the chairman of the U.S. air accident investigator said on Monday. Emily Wither reports.
Boeing recommended that airlines stop flying versions of the 777 aircraft that are equipped with Pratt & Whitney engines while US authorities investigate the Denver incident. CNN’s Richard Quest reports.
Boeing 777s with the same engine as the plane which caught fire after take-off in the US this weekend will be banned from entering UK airspace.Transport Secretary Grant Shapps said the 777s with Pratt and Whitney 4000-112 engines will be prevented from entering UK airspace temporarily.
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[NFA] At least 13 people were killed on Tuesday when a tractor-trailer slammed into a Ford Expedition crammed with 25 adults and children in the dusty farming community of Holtville near the U.S.-Mexico border. Freddie Joyner has more.
Boeing has recommended suspending the use of 777s that have a Pratt & Whitney 4000 engine, and United Airlines has already pulled them following the engine fire aboard United Airlines flight 328. Both the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the NTSB are investigating. CNN’s Dan Simon has the latest.
The pilot in the January 2020 helicopter crash that killed retired NBA star Kobe Bryant, his daughter and seven others was "legally prohibited" from flying into clouds but did so anyway, the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board's chairman said on Tuesday.
The pilot in the January 2020 helicopter crash that killed retired NBA star Kobe Bryant, his daughter and seven others was "legally prohibited" from flying into clouds but did so anyway and became disoriented, the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board's chairman said on Tuesday.
U.S. regulators announced extra inspections on Boeing Co 777 jets using the same type of engine that shed debris over Denver on Saturday, while Japan went further and suspended their use as it considers what action to take. Bryan Wood reports.