NTSB Sees Fatigue Cracking In 767 Engine Failure

WASHINGTON—The NTSB said fatigue cracking is a likely suspect in the rupture of a GE CF6-80C2 turbofan engine high-pressure turbine second-stage disc that occurred when an American Airlines Boeing 767-300ER was taking off from Chicago O’Hare International Airport on Oct. 28. Analysis of the disc...

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