NTSB: United PW4000 Shutdown Linked To Fan Blade Loss

Investigators probing the Feb. 13 inflight shutdown of the no. 2 Pratt & Whitney PW4077 engine on a United Airlines Boeing 777-200 heading to Honolulu have traced the issue to a fan-blade separation, a preliminary NTSB report revealed. The aircraft, carrying registration N773UA and operating as...

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