United takes 24 Boeing 777s out of service as the FAA orders inspections following engine failure

United takes 24 Boeing 777s out of service as the FAA orders inspections following engine failure
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Residents take pictures of debris fallen from a United Airlines airplane’s engine on the neighborhood of Broomfield, outside Denver, Colorado, on Feb. 20, 2021. A United Airlines flight suffered a fiery engine failure Feb. 20, shortly after taking off from Denver on its way to Hawaii, dropping massive debris on a residential area before a safe emergency landing, officials said.

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United Airlines said Sunday that it will temporarily remove 24 of its Boeing 777s from service after one of the planes suffered an engine failure over the weekend, which prompted an emergency landing.

The head of the Federal Aviation Administration said Sunday that the agency will order the inspection of some Boeing 777 jetliners powered by the same Pratt and Whitney engine, the…



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