CFM56 Probe Targets Blade Fatigue Cracks And Damage Pattern

Credit: NTSB
Inspections on CFM International CFM56-7B engines since an April 17 accident tied to a fractured fan blade have not revealed a fleet-wide safety issue, and investigators have determined that the engine failure caused a large piece of fan cowl to strike the fuselage and break a window. NTSB...

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