Boeing Recommends Grounding Some 777s After United Engine Failure

Airlines around the world are beginning to ground their 777 fleets operating with certain Pratt & Whitney PW4000 engines following an uncontained engine failure on a United flight this weekend. Debris from the impacted engine fell in locations across Denver, creating an extremely high injury risk. Boeing has now recommended that 128 of its 777s be grounded for inspection due to the incident. 

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This is the beginning of the END Era… I hope not

I sure hope not. The 777 is such a iconic aircraft.


Yep hope it isn’t long before some are ungrounded.

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These groundings only apply to 777’s with P&W PW4000 engines, the 777 is very much not on the way out.