Boeing Says All 777s With Same Engine Grounded After United Airlines Fire.

Boeing Says All 777s With Same Engine Grounded After United Airlines Fire
Paris, France:

Some 128 Boeing 777 aircraft using the same Pratt & Whitney engine which failed on a flight out of Denver have now been grounded, a spokesperson for the giant US planemaker told AFP on Monday.

In a statement Sunday, the company had recommended that all the aircraft concerned should be grounded as US regulators investigated a United Airlines flight which was forced to return to Denver airport after one of its engines caught fire and broke up.

As well as United Airlines, the PW engine type was also used by Japan's ANA and JAL groups, plus South Korea's Asiana Airlines.

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