The New Paper

February 22, 2021

Boeing recommends that airlines suspend use of certain 777 models after engine failure

Boeing recommended that airlines suspend the use of its 777 aircraft powered by Pratt & Whitney engines after the plane experienced engine failure during a United Airlines flight on Saturday. The plane’s right engine failed and caught on fire shortly after taking off in Denver, causing debris to fall on residential areas below. No injuries or deaths were reported and the plane landed safely after the engine failure. The incident is under investigation by federal authorities.
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