Boeing recommends grounding some jets after Denver engine failure incident
The affected jets — of which 69 were in active service, according to Boeing — are fitted with Pratt & Whitney 4000-112 engines.
“Boeing is actively monitoring recent events related to United Airlines Flight 328,” the company said in a statement issued late Sunday.
Pratt & Whitney said it had sent a team to assist the National Transportation Safety Board, which is investigating Saturday’s incident, and coordinating with airlines and regulators on developing new inspection protocols for the engines.
“Pratt & Whitney will continue to work to ensure the safe operation of the fleet,” the company said.
Hundreds of residents of the Denver suburb of Broomfield reported finding bits of debris from the United plane, police said. One bit fell through a roof. Another damaged a truck….