US News Boeing requests the immobilization of 128 planes worldwide, after the incident in Colorado
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A Boeing 777, which had taken off Saturday from Denver (United States), had to turn around in an emergency after the fire in its right engine. Following the incident, which left no injuries, the aircraft manufacturer called for the immobilization of several dozen planes.
requested ground restraints for 128 of its Type 777 commercial jets around the world on Sunday, which United Airlines did in the aftermath of aircraft in over Colorado ( ).
While the US Federal Aviation Regulatory Authority (FAA) on Sunday ordered, United Airlines, the company affected by the incident, and the two main airlines Japanese companies, JAL and ANA, pinned down their devices with an engine similar to the one that caused the problem.
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The US National Transportation and Safety Board is also investigating the incident, in which no one was injured.“The investigation is ongoing”
“While the investigation is ongoing, we have recommended that the operations of the 69 777 aircraft in service and the 59 aircraft in stock equipped with Pratt & Whitney 4000-112 engines be suspended” Boeing said in a statement.
United said it has voluntarily withdrawn 24 Boeing 777s from service and expected “only a small number of customers will be inconvenienced” .
Japan Airlines (JAL) and All Nippon Airways (ANA) announced that they had grounded 13 and 19 aircraft with PW4000 engines, respectively, but avoided flight cancellations by using other aircraft.
Japan's Transport Ministry said it ordered more stringent engine inspections after a JAL 777 plane flying from Tokyo Airport to Naha on Okinawa Island had problems with “An engine from the same family” in December.
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Head of the US Federal Aviation Regulatory Authority Steve Dickson has asked his team of aviation safety experts to issue an Emergency Airworthiness Directive that would require immediate or in-depth inspections of Boeing 777 aircraft , Fitted with certain Pratt & Whitney PW4000 engines.
According to NBC News, US federal officials said South Korea is also using aircraft powered by Pratt & Whitney 4000 engines.Right engine fire
A United Airlines Boeing 777-220, which came from take off Saturday from Denver (Colorado) for Honolulu (Hawaii) with 231 passengers and 10 crew members, had to make an emergency U-turn after the fire in his right engine.
The aircraft landed safely at Denver Airport and none of its occupants were injured.
As the Boeing was returning to the airport, a shower of debris, some large, fell in a residential area of Broomfield, a suburb of Denver. No one was injured on the ground, according to local authorities.
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The American aircraft manufacturer has had a serious problem in recent years with another of its models, the 737 MAX. The plane was banned from flying in March 2019 after two accidents that killed 346, that of Lion Air, in Indonesia, in October 2018 (189 dead) and that of Ethiopian Airlines, in March 2019, in Ethiopia (157 dead).
After more than 20 months of prohibition, a modification of the flight control software and the implementation of new pilot training protocols, the aircraft was re-authorized to fly.
resumed in December 2020, first in Brazil, then in the United States and Canada. The first commercial flight in Europe, under the colors of the Belgian company TUI Fly, took place on Wednesday February 17 between Brussels and Alicante then Malaga, in Spain.
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