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FAA calls for increased inspection of Pratt & Whitney engines on Boeing 777 aircraft – Source CNET Tech


A United 777-200 with Pratt & Whitney engines about to land at London Heathrow in 2015.

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On Saturday, about five minutes after taking off from Denver International Airport for a flight to Honolulu, United Airlines flight 328 experienced an uncontained engine failure on its starboard engine. Fragments pierced the center wingbox and debris from the engine rained down over a one-mile area of a Denver suburb, with the almost intact engine inlet narrowly missing a home. Following the incident, the Boeing 777-200 immediately returned to Denver and landed safely…

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