The 128 Boeing 777s around the world equipped with the Pratt & Whitney engine model involved in a spectacular jet engine incident over Colorado have effectively been grounded, a spokeswoman for the AFP told AFP on Monday. aircraft manufacturer. The American manufacturer had “recommended” the suspension of flights on Sunday evening. Since then, the companies which operate these aircraft, the American United Airlines, the Japanese ANA and JAL as well as the Korean Asiana Airlines, have grounded the aircraft in question. The United States Federal Aviation Regulatory Authority (FAA) has ordered additional inspections on some Boeing 777s. The United States National Transportation and Safety Board is also investigating the incident, in which no one ‘was injured. “While the investigation is ongoing, we have recommended that the operations of the 69 777 aircraft in service and 59 stock aircraft equipped with Pratt & Whitney 4000-112 engines be suspended,” Boeing said in a statement. A United Airlines Boeing 777-220, which had taken off Saturday from Denver (Colorado) for Honolulu (Hawaii) with 231 passengers and 10 crew members, had to turn around urgently after the fire in his right reactor. The aircraft was able to land safely at Denver Airport and none of its occupants were injured. As the Boeing returned to the airport, a shower of debris, some large, fell in a residential area of Broomfield.
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