United Airlines’ engine explosion over Denver causes the company to ground Boeing 777
Federal aviation regulators are ordering United Airlines to step up inspections of all Boeing 777s equipped with the engine typeover Denver on Saturday. United said it will temporarily put these aircraft out of service.
The announcements Come a day after United Airlines Flight 328 made an emergency landing at Denver International Airport after its right engine blew apart shortly after takeoff. Parts of the engine case, a Pratt & Whitney PW4000, rained on suburban neighborhoods.
The aircraft landed safely with 231 passengers and 10 crew members on board, and no one on board or on the ground was reported injured, authorities said.
Federal Aviation Administration Administrator Steve Dickson said in a statement Sunday that …