The Japanese Ministry of Transport, even before the recommendations of Boeing, instructed the airlines to cease the operation of
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22 Feb. 2021, 07:18
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Boeing recommends suspending flights of 777 Pratt & Whitney PW4000-112 engines after the accident in Denver, USA, when part of the skin fell, according to a statement on the manufacturer’s website.
It is proposed that the flights of 69 operated and 59 in stock Boeing 777 be suspended pending an investigation by the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), as well as until the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) determines the inspection protocol.
Debris from the hull of a United Airlines passenger Boeing 777 fell on Saturday in a residential area near the American city of Denver in Colorado, and the cause was a malfunction of the engine.
Judging by the footage that appeared on the network, a fire broke out in one of the engines of the liner, and it was partially destroyed.
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The liner returned safely to Denver shortly after takeoff. There are no reports of injuries on board or as a result of falling debris.
The FAA on Sunday issued a directive to inspect a number of Boeing 777 aircraft after the crash in Denver, the American airline United Airlines has already temporarily suspended flights on its 24 routes of this type.
The Japanese Ministry of Transportation, even before Boeing’s recommendations, instructed the airlines to suspend the operation of the Boeing 777 in connection with the emergency situation in Colorado. This requirement will apply to Japan Airlines (JAL, 13 aircraft) and ANA (19 aircraft).
As BLIC has already informed you, a similar incident as the one in Denver occurred in the Netherlands. The wreckage of a damaged engine of a Boeing 747 cargo plane fell on the Dutch city of Mersen. The plane was flying to New York, when it gained altitude it caught fire and part of the engine fell on the village.
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